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Tirthapura Nanjundaiah Shankaranarayana Edit Profile

language educator , researcher

Tirthapura Nanjundaiah Shankaranarayana, Indian language educator, researcher. Research grantee University Grants Commission, Delhi, 1980, Ford Foundation and Russian Research Center, Udupi, Karnataka, 1991-1993. Member International Society for Folk Narrative Research, Folklore Society South Indian Language, Folklore Fellows Finland (associate).

Background

Shankaranarayana, Tirthapura Nanjundaiah was born on September 27, 1947 in Tirthapura, Karnataka, India. Son of Tirthapura Suryanaranappa and Mattodu Puttalingaiah Satyabhamamma.

Education

Bachelor, University Mysore, India, 1967. Master of Arts, University Mysore, India, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Mysore, India, 1978.

Career

Lecturer, head of department of Kannada University Evening College University Mysore, 1969-1973, officer-in-charge Post Graduate Center, 1973-1974, lecturer B. R. project, 1973-1984. Reader, chairman B. R. project Kuvempu University, 1984-1994, professor B. R. project, since 1994.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Milestones in Folklore, 1980, Customs and Beliefs of Kadugolla Tribe, 1982, Dravidian Folklore, 1985, The Epic of Junjappa: Text and Performance, 1995.

Membership

Member International Society for Folk Narrative Research, Folklore Society South Indian Language, Folklore Fellows Finland (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening.

Connections

Married Matighatta Krishnamurthy Nagalakshmi, January 1, 1978. Children: T. S. Aparna, T. S. Poornima.

father:
Tirthapura Suryanaranappa

mother:
Mattodu Puttalingaiah Satyabhamamma

spouse:
Matighatta Krishnamurthy Nagalakshmi

child:
T. S. Aparna Shankaranarayana

child:
T. S. Poornima Shankaranarayana