Mr. Barath N

Journalism and Mass Communication

Designation: Assistant Professor

Joined NEHU on

04-07-2012

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. (Bio-Chemistry), PSG College of Arts & Science. Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore (2004-2007)
  • Diploma in Clinical and Medical Laboratory management from PSG College of Arts & Science. Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore (2004-2006)
  • BA English Literature from University of Madras (2005-2008) through Distance Education
  • MA in Communication (2007-09) University of Hyderabad, UGC-NET/JRF.
  • Qualified NET-JRF (0901595) in UGC-NET held on June 2009
  • M Phil comparative literature dissertation on “Looking through Literatures: A study of Dravidian movement and politics.” A dissertation that attempts to understand the subtle connections between the Dravidian politics and the art forms like cinema and Literature and thereby looks at literary responses from Tamil literature as a critique of Dravidian movement. Completed in October 2010.
  • Pursuing PhD from Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad

Areas of Interest: Print History, Media and Culture Studies, Development Studies.

Publications

Paper in Journals:

  1. “Where do middle-class, Tamil Brahmin girls go when they turn eighteen” in Man and Society: A Journal of North-East Studies, Volume X, Winter 2013 2012, pp. 160-163. ISSN: 2229-4958.

Seminar/Conference/Symposium etc.

  • Attended
  1. Presented paper titled “Writing Off English as a language of Caste” at the Comparative Literature: The Question of Language and the Minority, An International Conference Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, Dates: 14th to 16th October, 2015
  2. Chaired a Session “Space and Performance” at the RAW.Con 2014 (Researchers at Work Conference), Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, Dates: 10th-12th September 2014.
  3. Attended a colloquium on the Syllabus for Social Media Journalism, an initiative by CHIME- EFLU Shillong on 12th June 2014.

Any other information

  1. Delivered a series of lectures at EFLU, Shillong campus on Print History and Development, September 2nd to 22nd 2013.
  2. Delivered two lectures on Ratan Thiyam’s  Chakravyuha at the Department of English, NEHU on September 8th and 9th 2014.