Name : Dr. Dileep R
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : PHILOSOPHY
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Qualification MA, M.PHIL, JRF-NET Ph.D
Present Position
Work Experience 7 Years
Total Experience in Current Service
Years (PG)
6 Years
Years (UG) 6 Years
Research/ Projects UGC Minor Project: Thought, Language and Pedagogy: Towards A Glossary of Conceptual Terms (in Malayalam)
Books/ Publications
  1. "Navacharitravadam" (New Historicism) In Malayalam, DC Books, 2000
  2. "Thandedangal" (On Tribal Social Movements IN Kerala), DC Books, 2004
  3. "Ranimar, Padminimar" (Ed), DCBooks, 2015
  4. "Guruchinthana:Oru Mukhavura" (Ed), DCBooks, 2016
Papers Presented in Conferences/ Seminars
  1. “Premodern Or Post modern?”, in International Conference on Europe and South Asia, organized by Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi , Calicut, May16-20, 1998.
  2. “On SreenarayanaGuru”, in the workshop Understanding Religious Practices organized by Department of Philosophy, SSUS, Kaladi, April 25-27, 2007
  3. “Who Is A Writer?” in Translation and Transformation organized by Department of English, University of Hyderabad and CIIL, Mysore,October4-5,2007
  4. “Writing Selves”, in Dalit Autobiographies organized by Department of History,Sree C. Achuthamenon Government College, Kuttanellur, Trissur, March12-13, 2009
  5. “Spiritual Untouchability” in UGC national seminar on Dalit Studies organized by Department of English, Calicut University, February17- 19,1998
  6. “Text and Context” in national seminar on Postmodern Theories organized by Government college for women, Thiruvananthapuram, July7-9,2010
  7. “Body and Identity” in international seminar on Exploring Masculinities organized by Department of English, St. Alysius College, Trissur, February 19-20,2007
  8. “Remembering Baudrillard”, at academic staff college, Kariavattom, organized by Allaiance Francaise de Trivandrum in association with Embassy of France and Department of Philosophy,Univeristy of Kerala,June12, 2007
  9. “Philosophy as Life: Notes on Sreenarayana Guru”, Annual International Conference 2013, ‘The Colonial and the Regional: 2014 State, Legality and Literature in South India, Departments of History and Malayalam, Government College, Perambra, 28th February, 2013
  10. “Meaning and Language”, National Seminar on “Structuralist Trends in Philosophy of Language”, Department of Philosophy, Government College, Chittur,27th November, 2013
  11. “The Business of Thinking”, National Seminar on New Media, Malayalam Department, Government Victoria College, 4th December, 2013
  12. “Who is Afraid of Mob-ilisations?”, National Seminar on Deliberative Democracy, Centre for Gandhian Studies, Alphonsa College, pala, 26th February, 2014
  13. “Politics of Time”, National Seminar, Department of Philosophy, University of Calicut,6th March 2014
  14. “Thinking From India”, Paper at Birth Centenary Celebration of Prof. P.S.Velayudhan, Department of History, Maharajas College, December 6, 201
  15. “What is Science?”, Refresher Course in Humanities, Academic staff College, Kannur University,24thJune 2014
  16. “Changing Kerala”, Thiruvananthapuram Book Fair, NBT, 8th October, 2014
  17. “Queer Time”, U.G.C National Seminar on “Subaltern Chronotopes:Issues and Strategies”, Department of English, Newman College, Thodupuzha,21st October, 2014.“The Body Question :Recent Debates”, Prof.Manju Mathew Memorial Lecture, Department of English, Baselius College, Kottayam,12th November 2014
  18. “Right to Have Rights”, Workshop on Human Rights,Sreenarayana College, Alathur,10th December 2014
  19. “Brief Disruptions:Crafting Lives outside Normal Temporality in Keralam”, National Seminar on “Movements in Time/ Space”, Department of English, Government Victoria College,15th December, 2014
  20. "Body, Pleasure and Politics”, U.G.C sponsored Refresher Course in Gender Studies, Academic Staff College, Calicut University,24th Januray,2015
  21. “Gender and Governance”, Two dayU.G.C  National Seminar on Economics of Gender, Department of Economics,The Zamorin  Guruvayurappan College, Kozhikode, 29th January, 2015
  22. “Secularism and Contemporary India”, South Indian Writers Ensemble, Chenganur, 25th July, 2015
  23. “Understanding Post Modernism”, Residential Training, Directorate of Higher Secondary Education, 8th December, 2015
  24. “Human in The Human Rights”, National Seminar on “Human Rights in the Post Independent Hindi Poetry”, Department of Hindi, Government Brennen College, 20th November 2015
  25. “Dalits and Modernity”, Symposium on Dalit Writings in Malayalam, (organized by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi) at Calicut University,17th August 2016
  26. “Bharatheeya Thathva Chintha enna Mithya: M.Muralidharante Upanishad Vimarsham”, National Seminar on “Bharatheeya Chintha: darsanavum Vimarsanavum”, Department of Malayalam, Thunchan memorial Government College, Tirur, 10th March, 2016
  27. “Politics of Seeing”, Talk as part of Round Table organized by Department of English, Government Brennen College, 17th July, 2016
  28. “Curating Academic Libraries”, National Conference on Librarianship, Information, Management, 9th December 2017
  29. “Knowing /Subjects: Politics, Academics and Literary Field”, National Workshop on “Dalit Discourses: New engagements and Directions”, Department of English, KMM Government Womens College, Kannur,  26th October, 2017
  30. “Art as Witness”, National Conference on Social (Art)Work, Department of Social Work, Sree sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Tirur Centre, 2nd march, 2017
  31. “Art and Philosophy”, National Seminar on “Aesthetics: Inroads into Art”, Department of Philosophy, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, 25th January, 2017
  32. “Knowledge, Academy and Activism”, Seminar, Department of Malayalam, Sree Sankaracharya Sanscrit University, Kaladi, 7th December, 2017
  33. “Thinking and Language”,  International Colloquium,  “Learning from Derrida”, Department of English, Government College, Mokeri 2nd February, 2019
  34. “Kerala’s Past: New ways of Seeing”,  Two day Seminar on Cultural Studies, Department of English, Government Brennen College, 11th July, 2019
PhD / M Phil/ Projects Guided
Awards/ Honours
Positions Held
Seminars/ Conferences Organised
  1. Two Day National Seminar on "Thinking in Art and Thinking as Art" organized by Dept. of Philosophy, Govt. Brennen College on 14th& 15th October 2015
  2. Two Day National Seminar on "Ecstasies of Living: Understanding the Mystic" organized by Dept. of Philosophy, Govt. Brennen College on 11th &12th November 2019
Additional Responsibilities (2019-20)
  1. Convener, Library Supervising Committee
  2. Member of:

  • Alumni Co-ordination team
  • Orice Coordinating team
  • Students Amenities Committee 
Other Information
  1. Three years of experience in editing "Pachakkuthira", a cultural studies magazine published by DCBooks.
  2. Worked as editor with DCBooks for 5 years
  3. Worked as resident editor of Penguin Books India in charge of Penguin Malayala  Manorama publishing programme for 4 years
  4. Curated an international event, Kochi Life 1 (Kochi Letters International Festival) on the theme "Whither Left?" at Ernakulam on January 8th and 9th, 2010
  5. Curated an international event, Kochi Life 2 ( Kochi Letters International Festival) on the theme "Whither Art?" at Ernakulam on February 17th , 2013
  6. Curated a weeklong event "Brennen Thalasseri Book Fair and Literary festival" at thalassery from december 20th to December 27th , 2015
  7. Co-curator of four day Symposium , "Kala, Sareeram Chintha: Avishkaranangal" oraganised by Kochi Biennale Foundation as part of Kochi Biennale in Kochi from 13th to 16th  January , 2017
  8. Acted as reviewer of library purchase process in Colleges and Universities of  Kerala ( assigned by Kerala State Higher Education Council, 2017)
  9. Edited the social science journal "Aya" published by Institute for Social and Ecological Studies, Calicut from 2017 to 2018