Kailash Pattanaik
Professor

DepartmentOriya

Areas of Specialisation

Folk literature

Date of Birth 6th February, 1957
Qualification
Year Degree College/University
1975 B.A F. M. College, Utkal University
1977 M.A. Visva-Bharati
1985 Ph.D. Visva-Bharati
1989 Diploma in Assamese Visva-Bharati
Research Projects, Papers and Books

LITERARY CRITICISM:

1. ODIA UPANYASARA SAMAJTATWA
1988, Vidyapuri, Cuttack.
[ Study of Sociological elements depicted in Oriya novels, published from 1925 to 1975. Novels of similar nature from other regional languages have simultaneously been compared.]

2. LOKASAHITYA CHARCHA
1989, Cuttack Trading company, Cuttack. 1996, 2 nd edition. [Collection of reserch papers on Folk literature.
A Bibliography on Orissan folklore having more then one thousand entries is being included as appendix.]

3. GALPA BANAM GALPA
1998, Friends Publishers, Cuttack.
[Compilation of research papers on short stories and eminent story writers.]

EDITED WORKS :
1. FAKIRMOHANKA DUSPRAPYA RACHANABALI
1998, Friends Publishers, Cuttack . 2003, 2ND Edition
[Compilation of some rare and unknown works of Fakirmohn with a critical study as preface.]

2. A MAN WITHOUT MASK
1998, Prof. K. Mahapatra Felicitation Committee, Bhubaneswar. [ Jointly edited the felicitation volume of Prof. K. Mahapatra, a collection of articles on Culture and Literature.]

3. PRABANDHA BALAYA
1998, Sahitya Samgraha Prakashana, Cuttack.
[Compilation of sixteen essayes of eminent personalities in various subjects with a study on Oriya essay writings as preface.]

4. GALAPAMALA
1999, Friends Publishers, Cuttack. 2003, 2nd Edition
[Compilation of authentic versions of Fakirmohan's shortstories with a critical study and comparison of different versions of the stories as Preface.]

5. PRAHARAJNKA DUSPRAPYA GADYARACHANA
2000, Grantha Mandir, Cuttack.
[Collection of rare and forgotten prose writings of Gopal Chandra Praharaj with a critical study as preface.]
6. ODISSARA LOKAKAHANI
2003, Kahani, Cuttack
(Collection of folktales of Orissa with a critical Study as preface)

SHORT STORY :

1. EKADA ANTARANGA
1981, Sankhanada publishers, Cuttack.

2. DAKHINA PABANA
1986, Friends publishers, Cuttack.

3. EKATHI EKAEKA
1990, Cuttack student store, Cuttack.

4. SUN ABALOKARA
1994, Prajatantra Prachar samittee, Cuttack.
5. SATA EKA SATA
2003, Friends Publishers, Cuttack

TRANSLATION :

1. GITANJALI
1987, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan.

Recent publications

1. Bohu Pania ra katha, Pratibesi, Oct.- Dec. 2002
2. Kalankara nam kaul, Pratibesi, January - March, 2002
3. Baikunthanka kavya soundarya : in Baikuntha Srusti Manasa, Ed. A.Mishra, Orissa Sahitya Akademi, 2002
4. Kanhucharana : Anubhaba O Abhibakti , Konark , 2002
5. Prachina Kahani O Samakalino Odia Galpa, Srujani, Kalikata, Oct. 2002, Page 378-384.

A Comparative Thematic Study of Sociological Aspects of Eastern Indian Novels (Assamese, Bengali and Oriya) 1960-70
Contemporary Trends in Folklore
Teaching Experience
21 years in Visva-Bharati
Awards and other Academic Dintinctions
BEST ESSAYIST AWARD OF UTKAL UNIVERSITY, DR. ARTABALLAVA MEMORIAL ESSAY COMPETITION, 1977
'Prajatantra Puraskar' award for shortstory writing, 1992
'Kanhei Katha Samman' for shortstory, 1997
Other Academic Distinction
Vice President, Indian Folklore Congress Association, Kolkata. 2003
Executive Member, Folklore Society of South Indian Languages (Fossils, 2002)
Chaired one of the Sessions in the International Conference on Skanda - Murukan, Organised by the Institute of Asian Studies, Chennai, During Dec. 28-31, 1998.
Contributor, Assamese Encyclopaedia, Assam Sahitya Sabha, Assam 2002
Visiting Associate, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 1989
Research Associate, Dept. of Oriya, Visva-Bharati, 1989
Visiting Associate, Institute of Asian Studies, Chennai, 2002
Presented Papers in 8 International Conferences and many National level Seminars and Conferences
Book: John Beames: Essays on Orissan history & literature, cuttack prafulla2004,
Fakirmohana Darpana balasore, FM University,2006
Utkala Kahani, Bhubaneswar,dreams2007