Mr.Vinyagam . G

Assistant Professor (O.G)
Area: Legal and Professional Communication Skills, Legal English, English Literature and Translation & Cultural Studies
Affiliation: School of Law, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Kattankulathur. 
Email: vinayagam.g@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Education

Ph.D  Translation Studies English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad
M.Phil Comparative Literature English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad
MA  English English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad

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Courses:

  • Legal and Professional Communication Skills, Legal English, English Literature and Translation & Cultural Studies

Research Interests:

  • Translations and Inter-cultural Studies

Selected Publications:

  • Translated Sigmund Freud’s Creative writers and daydreaming into Tamil as ‘படைப்பாளிகளும் பகற்கனவு காணலும்’ and published in http://mattramai.blogspot.in/; an exclusive BlogSpot for applied Psychoanalysis in the Tamil language. To see the translation: http://mattramai.blogspot.in/2016/12/blog-post.html, 2016
  • Translated one of the well-received pieces of an Interview that discusses the present understanding/s on ‘the concept of Love’ by Jacques-Alain Miller, an erudite Lacanian Psychoanalyst into Tamil as ‘அன்பு பற்றி – ஜாக் அலென் மில்லரின் பேட்டி’ and published in http://mattramai.blogspot.in/. To see the translation: http://mattramai.blogspot.in/2015/08/blog-post_25.html, 2015
  • Edited and Translated a Tamil book titled Bouthamum Tamilum by Mayilai. Seeni. Venkatasamy (1940) into English as Buddhism and Tamil. Published by CRITICAL QUEST, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-83657-24-7. , 2015.

Papers Presented:

  • 'On Sangam Manuscripts’ , Seminar on Interrogating Manuscript Traditions, 24-15th March, 2015., Organised by the Centre for Community Knowledge, Programmes in English, School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi and Delhi Comparatists, 2015.
  • ‘Religion, Conversion and Modernity from the experiences of Ayotee Dasa Pandithar and Periyar E V Ramasamy: A note on 'Religion-in-Society' in the late 19th and early 20th centuries Tamil Nadu’, a two month course on ‘Researching The Contemporary’, at The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi, 2014.
  • Proposal for a paper titled ‘Thus It has been Translated as Tamil’s Food: The Politics of Constructing Food Culture in the Tamil Society’, has been accepted for presentation in the First International Conference on Food and Culture in Translation (FaCT) – Forlì, Italy, 22-24 May 2014.
  • ‘Thirukural: The Trajectory From Text to Cultural Symbol’, a National Seminar on ‘Translation Oral/Folk Text from Indian Languages into English’ organised by The Department of Translation Studies, EFLU, Hyderabad, 2014.
  • ‘Patronage, Religious Fanaticism, Castes and Topography: The Study of the Tamil ‘Text’ from Palmyra leaves to Paper’ in the National Seminar on JOURNEY OF THE BOOK: FROM MANUSCRIPT TO DIGITAL, the Department of English, University of Pune, 2013.
  • ‘Tracing Translation Discourse in Tamil: An Explanatory Note’ in a three day National seminar on ‘Tamil Classical Literature in the context of Indian Literary Tradition’, facilitated by The Centre of Indian Languages; School of Languages & Culture Studies , Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi With the financial Assistance from The Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai, 2013.
  • ‘Early Discourse on Translation in Tamil’ in an International Conference at the Central University of Gujarat in collaboration with Comparative Literature Association, 2011.

Work in Progress:

  • Translated Religion as Emancipatory Identity: A Buddhist Movement among the Tamils under Colonialism, a book originally written in English by Prof. G. Aloysius into Tamil. (In Review)
  • Presently engaging in translating Dr.Jayaraman’s ‘காந்தியின் தீண்டாமை’ (Gandhi’s Untouchability), a Tamil book into English. 

Academic Experience:

  • Working as an Assistant Professor in SRM School of Law, Kattankulathur. Teaching Legal English and Professional Communication Skills, Since September 2015.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended: 

  • Invited and presented a paper ‘On Sangam Manuscripts’ in the Seminar on Interrogating Manuscript Traditions, 24-15th March, 2015., held at Ambedkar University, Delhi. Organised by the Centre for Community Knowledge, Programmes in English, School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi and Delhi Comparatists.
  • Attended a two month course on ‘Researching The Contemporary’ (July and August 2014 )organised by The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi and presented a paper titled ‘Religion, Conversion and Modernity from the experiences of Ayotee Dasa Pandithar and Periyar E V Ramasamy: A note on 'Religion-in-Society' in the late 19th and early 20th centuries Tamil Nadu’.
  • Proposal for a paper titled ‘Thus It has been Translated as Tamil’s Food: The Politics of Constructing Food Culture in the Tamil Society’, has been accepted for presentation in the First International Conference on Food and Culture in Translation (FaCT) – Forlì, Italy, 22-24 May 2014.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Thirukural: The Trajectory From Text to Cultural Symbol’ in a Three day National Seminar (24th -26th March 2014) on ‘Translation Oral/Folk Text from Indian Languages into English’ organised by The Department of Translation Studies, EFLU, Hyderabad.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Patronage, Religious Fanaticism, Castes and Topography: The Study of the Tamil ‘Text’ from Palmyra leaves to Paper’ in the National Seminar on JOURNEY OF THE BOOK: FROM MANUSCRIPT TO DIGITAL, (23rd to 25th Sep 2013) organised by the Department of English, University of Pune.
  • Participated and presented a paper titled ‘Tracing Translation Discourse in Tamil: An Explanatory Note’ in a three day National seminar (3rd to 5th April 2013) on ‘Tamil Classical Literature in the context of Indian Literary Tradition’, facilitated by The Centre of Indian Languages; School of Languages & Culture Studies , Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi With the financial Assistance from The Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  • Acted as one of the organizing members of the Two-Day National Seminar (29th and 30th June, 2012),Titled ‘Contemporary Ways and Voices of Resistance/Resilience’, Organised by Research Scholars Forum(RSF) in collaboration with Alam Khundmiri Foundation(AKF), sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi.
  • Attended a 10 day “Training/Workshop on Problems of Translation from Tamil Classics to other Dravidian Languages” (from 15th to 24th, February 2012) conducted by International School of Dravidian Linguistics, Thiruvananthapuram in collaboration with Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Early Discourse on Translation in Tamil’ in an International Conference (3rd to 6th March, 2011) conducted in Central University of Gujarat in collaboration with Comparative Literature Association.

 

Vipin S Pillai
Mr. Vipin S Pillai

Assistant Professor (OG)
Area: Mechanical Engineering
Affiliation: School of Mechanaical Engineering, Kattankulathur campus, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).

Education
M.Tech Robotics SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), May, 2012

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Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • SLAM

Other Professional Experience

  • Software Engineer at RM plc, UK
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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