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Dr. K. A. Kavitha

Assistant Professor
 
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Qualifications
DegreeUniversityYear
 B.A.  University of Madras 2006
 M.A. University of Madras 2008  
 P.G.D.E.A   Tamil Nadu State Department of Archaeology 2009
 M.Phil. University of Madras 2011
 Ph.D. University of Madras 2017
 
Title of Ph.D ThesisTemples at Esalam

Title of M.Phil. ThesisTemples at Thiruvanjiyam

Date of Joining the College: 14 August, 2018
 
Areas of Interest
  • Ancient History
  • Pre & Proto History
  • Temple Study
  • Study of Architecture
  • Iconographical Study
  • Epigraphical Study
  • Study of Numismatics
  • Medieval History
  • Journalism
  • Library Administration
  • Women Studies
  • History of South Asia
  • Tourism
  • Human Rights
  • Ecology
Publications
  1. Brahmi Inscriptions at Madurai, Pudiya Payanam 2, February 2014.
  2. Azhagar Malai Tamil Brahmi Inscription, Pudiya Payanam 5-6, May & June 2014.
  3. Jainism evidences in Pandiya Country, Pudiya Payanam 7, July 2014.
  4. Inscriptions at Vazhakkarutheeswarar temple, Avanam, 25th Journal of Tamil Nadu Archaeological Society, July 2014, ISSN 0975-1831.
  5. Saptamata Sculptures, Avanam, 25th Journal of Tamil Nadu Archaeological Society, July 2014, ISSN 0975-1831.
  6. Kotravai Sculpture, Avanam, 25th Journal of Tamil Nadu Archaeological Society, July 2014, ISSN 0975-1831.
  7. Nangam Tamil Sangam Kandam Pandidurai Devar, Pudiya Payanam 9, September 2014.
  8. Velacherry Saptamata temple, Amman Darusanam (Silver Jubilee), August 2015.
  9. Velacherry Selliyamman Temple, Journal of Quarterly Inscriptions, Volume 99, Tamil Nadu State Department of Archaeology, October 2015.
  10. Pallava period Subramaniyar Sculpture – Puzhal, Avanam, 27th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2016, ISSN 0975-1831.
  11. Mandan Sculpture at Patteswaram, Avanam, 27th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2016, ISSN 0975-1831.
  12. Pallava Sculptures at Thirukodikaval, Avanam, 27th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2016, ISSN 0975-1831.
  13. King Sculptures at Thirukodikaval, Avanam, 27th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2016, ISSN 0975-1831.
  14. Rare sculptures – Omandur, Avanam, 27th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2016, ISSN 0975-1831.
  15. Chandeswara sculpture – Kalaiyarkoil, Avanam, 27th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2016, ISSN 0975-1831.
  16. Pallava period Jeshta Sculpture – Thellar, Avanam, 27th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2016, ISSN 0975-1831.
  17. Kotravai Vazhipadum Esalam Durgaiyum, Amman Darisanam (Diwali Special), October 2016.
  18. Sculptures at Adipuliyur, Avanam, 28th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2017, ISSN 0975-1831.
  19. Teepanjamman Herostones in Othivakkam, Avanam, 28th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2017, ISSN 0975-1831.
  20. Sculptures of Kuzhamanthal, Avanam, 28th Journal of Tamilnadu Archaeological Society, July 2017, ISSN 0975-1831.
  21. Restoration and Conservative of Chokeeswarar Temple, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (An International Open Access Journal & UGC approved journal till 14th June 2019), Volume 5, Issue 10, October 2018, ISSN No.2349 – 5162.
  22. First Women’s College in North Arcot District, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (UGC approved Journal till 14th June 2019), Vol.6, Issue 1, January 2019, E-ISSN 2348-1269, P-ISSN 2349-5138.
  23. Historical and Authentic Tourist Spots – Trichy (ICHR & University of Madras) – 28th & 29th October 2013, ISBN 978-81-930-475-8-3
  24. Mavilangai and Mahendra Varman Cave Temple (King Nandhivarman Arts & Science College, Thellar, Tiruvannamalai Dt.) 12th & 13th April 2014, ISBN 978-81-923186-1-5.
  25. Saptamata Sculptures in Rajendra Chola I – Esalam (King Nandhivarman Arts & Science College, Thellar, Tiruvannamalai Dt.), 2014, ISBN 978-81-923186-1-5.
  26. Style of Esalam Saptamata Sculptures in Rajendra Chola I period (1000 years Commemoration Volume of Rajendra Chola I (1014 – 1044 A.D.), 24th July 2014, – ISBN 978-93-5001-519-3.
  27. Ramanatheswarar Temple Sculpture – Esalam (1000 years Commemoration Volume of Rajendra Chola I (1014 – 1044 A.D.), 24th July 2014, ISBN 978-93-5001-519-3.
  28. Gangaikonda Choleeswaram and Esalam Copper Plate (1000 years Commemoration Volume of Rajendra Chola I (1014 – 1044 A.D.), 24th July 2014, ISBN 978-93-5001-519-3.
  29. Siva Temple Sculptures in Rajaguru Sarva Siva Pandit Period (Panpattiyal Parvaiyil Tamil Illakiyangalum Avanangalum, Volume 3) 25th & 26th Sep 2014, – ISBN 978-93-81006-83-2.
  30. Archaeological and Historical View about Chinnakothur (Tamil Nadu Archaeological Research Centre, Chennai) July 2016.
  31. Kanniyil Kalleluthu (15th World Tamil Internet Conference – 2016), 9th to 11th Sep 2016, ISSN 2313-4887.
  32. Gangaikonda Cholapuram sculptures as gleaned from Esalam Copper Plate (University of Madras, ASI, ICHR), 20th & 21st Oct 2016, ISBN 978-81-930-475-8-3.
  33. Rajendra Chola period Water Supply as gleaned from Karanthai Copper Plate (Annamalai University & Tamil Nadu Archaeological Research Centre), 20th Feb 2017, ISBN 978-81-920-484-9-9.
  34. Chola Sculptures – Thiruvanjinathar Temple, Commemoration Book to Prof.M.L.K.Murthy, 2018, ISBN 978-93-808-528-1-2.
  35. Rare Sculpture found in temple, The Hindu, Vellore Edition, 13th January 2018, page no.3.
  36. 1400 years old Gajalakshmi and Moodevi bas-relief sculpture found near Katpadi, Daily Thanthi, Vellore Edition, 12th January, 2018, p.10.
Training Programmes Attended
  • Manuscriptology and Brahmi, Grantha, Modi and Vatteluttu scripts Test “A” Grade, (Workshop on Manuscriptology and Paleography) – Institute of Asian Studies & National Mission for Manuscripts, 24th to 14th June 2013.

  • Training Course of Epigraphy, Tamilnadu Archaeological Society & J.G.School, Villupuram, 15th to 19th July 2013.

  • Tamil Epigraphy, Dept. of History, Pondicherry University & Central Institute of Classical Tamil, 14th to 23rd February 2014.
  • Tamilans Measurement from Indus Valley Civilization, Central Institute of Classical Tamil & Tamizhar Kanakkiyal Aiyu Maiyam, Tiruvannamalai district, 27th July 2014.
  • Tamil Kalvettukal Marrum Canka Ilakkiyankalil Tamilarkalin Kalai Ilakkiya Panpattu Pativukal, Dept. of Ancient History and Archaeology, University of Madras & Central Institute of Classical Tamil, 2nd to 12th January 2015.
  • Padaverupadu Nokkil Pathupattu Olaisuvadigalum Pathipugalum, Central Institute of Classical Tamil & Dr. U. V. Swaminatha Iyer Library, 19th to 28th February 2015.
Traning Programmes Attended
  • Faculty Development Programme, United Board for Christian Higher Education, St.Christopher’s College of Education, Chennai, 22nd to 26th August 2017.
  • Attended a Orientation Course at Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University,2019.
Research Tour
  • On the Trail of Sirupanan (Literature – Archaeology – landscapes – History – Environment related Research Tour), Idaikazhi Nadu, Marakkanam, Uppu Velur, Perumukkal, Tindivanam, International Institute of Tamil Studies & Eastern Guards Protection Society, 23rd & 24th December 2014.
Awards/Other Achievements:
  • First Prize in Inscription Reading Competition, Tamil Nadu Archaeological Society in 23rd Annual Conference at Villupuram, 20.07.2013.
  •  Temple of Sundara Chola”, 2015 – 2016 Best Book in Tamil Nadu awarded by Adi Dravidar & Tribal Art and Literature Society, Government of Tamil       Nadu, 17.08.2017.