Dr. Jyotsna Kamat

Updated on: 01.11.2011

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Dharwad

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Phone: (91)80-23671911
E-Mail: askkamats(at)gmail.com

About

Dr. Jyotsna Kamat is a Teacher (Women's Training College, Dharwad), Researcher (Karnatak Univ. Dharwad) and Broadcaster (All India Radio), who published more than 100 articles, research papers and invited lectures in English, Kannada and Konkani Languages.

  • Education:
    • B.A. - Sanskrit and Kannada, Karnatak University, Dharward
    • Diploma in Education, GBTC, Dharwad
    • M.A. - History - Karnataka University, Dharwad,
    • Ph.D. - History - Karnataka University, Dharwad
  • Publications:
    • Social Life in Medieval Karnataka -Abhinava 1980
    • Samsaradalli Swarasya- TVS Gruntha Mala, 1987
    • Karnatakada Shikshana Parampare - Bombay University, 1989
    • Samsaradalli Swarasya II - Pustakalaya, 1992
    • Heegedhive Navu - Pustakalaya - 1993
    • Mahile - Ondu Adhyanana (Womanhood - A Study), Nava Karnataka, 1999
    • Nage- Kedige (The Poking Flower, Humorous short essays in Kannada), Manohara Grintha Mala, 1999
    • Nenapinalli Ninthavaru (Those Persisted..., Biographical sketches in Kannada), 2000
    • Mahile -Andu-Indu (Woman -then and now, research, in Kannada), Prema Sai Publishers, 2000
    • Editor, Patra Parachi ("Letters from Far") -- Collection of Letters by K.L.Kamat, Manohara Grintha Mala, 2004
    • Editor, "Hingidru Nam Kamti" - Tributes to K.L.Kamat, Kamat Foundation, 2004
    • Suragya Sar (A Collection of Konkani Wedding Songs in Konkani), Basti Prakashan, 2005
    • "Ovyo Gavuya" (Folk music CD based on the book Suragya Sar), 2005
    • Education in Karnataka through the ages, 2005
  • Awards:
    • Karnataka Literary Academy Award 1988 (for the book Karnatakada Shikshana Parampare)
    • Rajyotsava Award 1991 (for extraordinary contribution to Kannada language and literature through electronic media)
    • Best Kannada Woman Writer of 1995-96 and the K. Shamarao scholarship award.
    • A.S. Krishna Rao memorial grant and scholarship by Mumbai Karnataka Foundation, 1998
    • Vidooshi honor for non-creative Scholarship, 2001
    • Rev. Kittel Award for Research in Kannada Literature, 2001
    • Honorary President of Karnataka History Congress (2001)
    • Honor by North American Konkani Association (2000)
  • Memberships:
    • The Indian Archaeology Society
    • The Mythic Society of India
    • Mahatma Gandhi Peace Foundation
    • President, K.L.Kamat Memorial Trust
  • Website: www.kamat.com