Rustom Bharucha

Name

H. S. Shiva Prakash

Designation

Professor

Centre

School

Arts & Aesthetics

Room No

01 Old Building

Office Phone No.

Residence

Email

shivaprakash.hs@gmail.com

Qualifications

M.A. in English Literature, Bangalore University 1975

PhD in Translation Studies, Department of English, Bangalore University, 1997

Areas of Interest/Specialization


Pre-modern Indian Poetics& Aesthetics Bhakti Studies Translations and Adaptations in Drama

Experience


Academic Positions
Professor and Dean, School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi. (Sept 2008 to Aug 3, 2010)
Associate Professor, School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU, New Delhi. (Dec 2001-Aug 2008)
Selection grade lecturer in English, Department of Collegiate Education, Bangalore ( 1994- Dec 2001)
Lecturer/ Senior Scale Lecturer in English, Department of Collegiate Education, Bangalore (1976-1994)
Lecturer in English KLE Society Evening College, Bangalore (July 1975- 1976 March)

Editorial Positions
Diplomatic Positions: (2011-2014) Director, The Tagore Centre Embassy of India, Berlin
Editor Indian Literature ( Bi-monthly journal of National Academy of Letters), Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, Apr 97 - Nov 01
Editor Aniketana (Journal of Kannada Literature in English translation), Karnataka Sahitya Academy, Bangalore. (1989-91) & (1992-94)

Awards & Honours


Kuvempu Bhasha Bharati Award for Translation Karnataka Sahitya Academi Award 2016
Sahitya Akademi Award 2013
Karnataka Rajyotsava Award from Govt. of Karnataka - 2005.
Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Drama - 1997.
Recipient of the H.R.D. Fellowship for the field of Literature, 1996.
Special Award of Karnataka Nataka Academy, 1995.
The play, Mahachaitra selected the best Indian production of the year for National Festival of Drama held in Chandigarh by Central Sangeet Nataka Academy, 1994.
Soorya Jala - Best Poetry Prize of Karnataka Sahitya Academy, 1993
Soorya Jala - Aryabhata Award, 1993
The play Madari Madiah, selected for National Festival of Drama in Calcutta sponsored by Govt. of West Bengal, 1990.
Anu Kshana Charite - Dinakar Desai Poetry Award, 1990.
The play Madari Madiah selected for Zonal Festival of Central Sangeet Nataka Academy held in Vijayawada. Oct., 1990.
The play Manteswami Katha Prasanga selected for Zonal Festival of Central Sangeet Natak Academy held in Pondicherry, 1990.
King Lear - Best Translation Prize of Karnataka Sahitya Academy, 1987.
Sultan Tippoo - Selected for South Zone Festival of Central Sangeet Natak Academy, Sept., 1987, Mysore.
Mahachaitra - Best play prize of Karnataka Sahitya Academy, 1986
Malebiddla Neladalli - Best poetry prize and Karnataka Sahitya Academy, 1983.

International Collaboration/Consultancy

Jury Member, Gisela Bonn Award instituted by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Indo-German Society (Deutsch-Indische Gesellschaft - DIG)

Jury Member, Saraswati Sanskrit Prize instituted by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

Nativism, Nationalism and International in Indian Theatre in Theatre India, No. 11, June 2005.
Journeying to Kalyana in "Journeys: Heroes, Pilgrims, Explorers" Ed. Geeti Sen and Molly Kaushal, Penguin/Viking, New Delhi, 2004.
The Life and Death of White Desdemona and Black Othello:
Through Abhinava Kalidasa - A Re-interpretation, translated from the Kannada by M V Pradeep Kumar, Theatre India, the Journal of NSD, No. 9, May 2004, New Delhi.
The Peacock's Egg: Following the Resonances of Abhijnana Sakuntalam, Theatre India, No. 8, 2003.
Journeying to Kalyana in "Journeys: Heroes, Pilgrims, Explorers" Ed. Geeti Sen and Molly Kaushal, Penguin/Viking, New Delhi, 2004.
The Peacock's Egg: Following the Resonances of Abhijnana Sakuntalam, Theatre India, No. 8, 2003

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

I Keep Vigil of Rudra: Vachanas, Penguin Classics, 2010