The objective of the department includes undertaking original research in Kannada language, literature, culture and society incorporating innovative research approaches, and imparting training to students to enable them to make use the knowledge of the subject not only to make a career for them but also serve the society. The Department also strives to develop methods focusing on promotion of Kannada Studies at the national and international levels.

Courses Offered:

  Program   Duration   Intake  
MA kannada 4 semesters 30
PhD Kannada 6 semesters -
HOD
  • Prof. Shivaganga Rumma
  • Dean,Professor & HOD
  • E-mail : shivagangarumma@cuk.ac.in
  •               rummashiva@gmail.com
HOD
  • Dr. Vikram Visaji
  • Professor
  • E-mail : vikramvisaji@cuk.ac.in
  •               vikramvisaji@gmail.com
HOD
  • Dr. Basavaraja Kodagunti
  • Assistant Professor
  • E-mail : bkodagunti@cuk.ac.in
  •               bkodagunti@rediffmail.com
Assit.Prof
  • Dr. T. D. Rajanna
  • Assistant Professor
  • E-mail : tdrajannathaggi@cuk.ac.in
  •               dr.tdrajthaggi@gmail.com
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Assit.Prof
  • Dr.Appagere Somashekar
  • Assistant Professor
  • E-mail : appageresomashekar@cuk.ac.in
  •               appagere.somashekar@gmail.com
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Departmental Activities:
Seminars / Workshops / Conferences / Special Talks:
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Halagannada Sahityada Hosa Odu” by Prof. M. M. Kalaburagi – 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Kuvempu Literature” by D. S. Nagabhushan Swamy – 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Bendre kavyadalli sharer kavyadharma” by Dr. A. Vasanth Kulkarni on 11th September, 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Aadhunikoottar duoddhikate mattu dalit kavya maidaleyabahudad aayamgalu” by Kotaganahalli Ramayya on 13th September, 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Kannada Poetry” by Smt. Savita Nagabhushana – 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Kannada Historical Literature” by Sri. Devu Pattar – 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Janapada Adhyana” by Dr. Arun Jolada Kudlagi – 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Kannada Liguistic” by Dr. P Mahadevaiah – 2014.
  • Conducted Workshop on “Halegannada patyadh Odhu Shabdhamannidarpanna” by Prof. Kalyanrao Patil on 24th September, 2014.
  • Conducted Workshop on “Bhartiy purana mattu itihasa janar samuya tatwik grahike” by Sri. Yogesh Mastar on 3rd December, 2014.
  • Conducted Workshop on “Bhartiya mattu jagatika sahitya- ondu anusandhan” by Prof. Nataraj Huliyar, Prof. C.Naganna on 8th & 9th December, 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Bhashavijnanad Aitihasika nelegalu” by Dr. P.Mahadevaiah – 2014.
  • Orgnaized Special Lecture on “Dhalitatwa mattu kannada sahitya” by Mogalli Ganesh on 11th December, 2014.
  • Orgnaized One act play “Singarvva mattu Aramane” hagu “Pennallave” by Prof. Laxmi Chandrashekar on 3rd January, 2015.

  • Framed the Syllabus of Kannada Language with resource person Prof. Rajendra Chenni – 2014.
Study Tour:
  • Conducted Study Tour for Students from 12th to 15th February, 2015 and visited Tejaswi – Kuvempu -D.N Shankhar Bhatt – Ananthamurthy –Belur –Halebidu -Kappe arbhattana shasan – Banavasi –Shravanbelagol.
Publications:
  • 1. Shivaganga Rumma; Published an aticle entitled, “Shastreeya Kannada”, Published in Sankramana – 2014.
  • 2. Shivaganga Rumma; Published an article entitled, “Kartika Rushiya Kateyondige”, Sankramana, Bangalore – 2014.
  • 3. Shivaganga Rumma; Published an article entitled, “Moudyavemba Maralugadu”, Agni weekly, Bangalore – 2014.
  • 4. Shivaganga Rumma; Published an article entitled, “Svadesi mattu Videshi kudikege samshodhaneyemba Kireeta”, lankesh patrike, Bangalore – 2014.
  • 5. Shivaganga Rumma; Published an article entitled, “Buhana Arthika Vicharagalu”, Samvada, Bangalore – 2014.
  • 6. Shivaganga Rumma; Published a paper entitled, Vachana Chaluvaliya Artikate, Sharana Kalyana, Gulbarga – 2014.
  • 7. Shivaganga Rumma; Published a paper entitled, “Prathirodha Ghattada Mahila Katha Sahitya”, Mahila Sahitya Charitre University, Bijapur – 2014.
  • 8. Vikram Visaji; Published a Book entitled, Matte Bantu Shravana (Anthology of Poetry, Edited) Christ University Publication, Bangalore, Jan – 2015.
  • 9. T D Rajanna; Published a paper entitled, Molige Mahadeviaya vachanagalalli Adhyatmikate,published in Vachanakartiyaru, 2014
  • 10. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book entitled, Yahoo, A novel Translated into Kannada, Desi pustaka, Bangalore- 2015
  • 11. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book entitled, ‘Yatrikana Kanasu’ – A novel translation into Kannada, original by Paulo Choelo, in printing, publish by Srusti Publications, Bangalore – 2014
  • 12. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book entitled, ‘My Father Balaiah’ – (An Autobiography) original English into Kannada, Desi Pustaka, Vijayanagara, Bangalore, 2014
  • 13. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book “Pampa Ramayana : ondu vishleshanatmaka nota”, Kannada Dept. BLD Education Institution, Vijayaapura, 2015
  • 14. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book “Ambigara chowdayyana vachanagalalli samajamukhi Chintane”, Kannada Dept. Osmaniya University, Hyderabada, 2014
  • 15. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book “Shasana Kavigalu mattu Lipikararu”, Centre of Kannada studies, Bangalore University, Bangalore, 2014
  • 16. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book “Lavani Sampradaya : Ondu Vishleshane”, Dharwad Karnataka University Publication, 2014
  • 17. T. D. Rajanna; Published a book “Tejasvi avara Parisarada Kathe : Ondu noota”, to be Published in, 2014
  • 18. T D Rajanna; Published a book “Mahileya Savalugalu: published in Mahile shoshane mattu nivarane”, Gulbarga 2014
  • 19. T D Rajanna; Published a book “Janapada Hadugalalli jeevana moulya”, published in Makkala Palava bedyale, 2014
  • 20. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Edited for ‘Haydarabada Karnataka Series’by Bandara Prakashana. Books published in this series: a) 2014. Uru-1. ISBN: 978-81-925980-3-1 b) 2014. Daraga-1 ISBN: 978-81-925980-4-8
  • 21. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014. Malayalam Case Markers: A Comparative Study. Indian Linguistics. Vol.75 No.1-2, 2014.Pp. 27-37.ISSN: 0378-0759. Pp.
  • 22. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Instrumental Case Markers of South Dravidian: A Historical and Comparative Study. Studies on Dravidian. Eds. G.K. Panikkaret.all. International School of Dravidian Linguistics, Tiruvanantha Puram.
  • 23. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Linguistic Situation in Karnataka. International Journal of Dravidian Linguistics. Tiruvanantha Puram.
  • 24. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Diatec as Source of case markers in Dravidian: A Study on *-u/*-ū (Intermediate). Journal of Historical Linguistics. USA.
  • 25. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Locative case markers in South Dravidian: A comparative and historical study. Investigationse in linguisticsae.
  • 26. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Historical Study of Case Markers of Classical Tamil. IJSS.
  • 27. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014.Vacanagalamatu. SamshodhanaVyasanga. Vol. 26-No.154. 2014. Pp. 2-9.
  • 28. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014. Kannada-karnataka endarenu?Kannada Nudi. Bengaluru. Vol. 2014.
  • 29. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014. Addahesarugalallibahuvacanapratyayawith Jayamala. Samshodhana Vyasanga.Vol. 26-No.156. 2014. Pp. 2.
  • 30. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014. Kirtanegalapadaracane.Kannada Sahitya Parishatpatrike. Vol. 92. No. 1. 2014. Pp. 66-75.
  • 31. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014. D.N. Shankara Battarakannadadakelasa. Sankramana. Vol. 49. No. 5. 2014. Pp. 26-36
  • 32. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014. Maskiyallijaynavigrahapatte.SamshodhanaVyasanga. Vol. 26-No.156. 2014. Pp. 7.
  • 33. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2015. Yadagiri parisarada Kannada namapadagala dvanyatmakaracane. With Ajappa Babu. Karnataka Locana. Vol. 30.No. 1.2015.
  • 34. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2015. Haydarabadakarnatakadagasupipanta.Kannada Sahitya Parishatpatrike. Vol. 93.No. 1. 2015.
  • 35. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2015.Bashika Karnataka.Kannada Sahitya Parishatpatrike. Vol. 93. No. 2. 2015.
  • 36. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2015.Kannada lipisudarane.Kannada Sahitya Parishatpatrike. Vol. 93. No. 2. 2015.
  • 37. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2015. Shabdamanidarpanam mattu tolkappiyamgalallivibaktivivechane. By Karnataka Locana. Vol. 30. No. 2. 2015.
  • 38. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Haydarabada Karnataka: ondudarmikaitihasa. By Sankramana. Bengaluru.
  • 39. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Kalaburgi kannadadagavibaktirupagalu. By Sadhane. Bengaluru.
  • 40. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Yadagiriparisaradakannadadaga ‘a’kone padagalu. With Nagaraja M. Dore. By Prabudda karnataka. Mysuru.
  • 41. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Kannada matinaavastegalu: avastegalakaladakuritu kelavu prashnegalu. By SamshodhanaVyasanga. Dharawada
  • 42. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Kannada matinaavastegalu.Iduvareginadyayanagalu. By SamshodhanaVyasanga. Dharawada.
  • 43. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Treatment of Case system in Sabdamanidarpanam and tolkappiam: a comparative study.With Dravidian Studies.
  • 44. Basavaraja Kodagunti; Korava Kinship terms with Syed MujeebAhamd. With Dravidian Studies.
  • 45. Basavaraja Kodagunti; 2014. Structure and development of compound case markers in Dravidian: A study on Kannada. ICOSAL, held at Banaras Hindu University, Banaras on Jan 2014.

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