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Prof. V. Inpamohan

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Prof. V. Inpamohan
B.A Hons), (EUSL), M.Phil (UJ), Phd (UJ)
Professor in Fine Arts
Department of Fine Arts
Faculty of Arts & Culture
Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Emailinpamohanv@esn.ac.lkvinpamohan@yahoo.com
Mobile:+94 77 4749441

Biography

i. Name with initials: V. Inpamohan 

ii. Name denoted by initial: Vadivel

iii. Present Position: Professor in Fine Arts, Eastern University

iv. a) Permanent address: 29/1a, Gnanasooriyam Square, 2nd Cross, Batticaloa.(E.P)

v. Date of birth: 1969-08-12

vi. Nationality: Sri Lankan

vii. Sex: Male

viii. N.I.C No: 692250117V

ix. Civil Status: Married

x. Nationality: Sri Lankan

xi. Place of Birth: Kurukkalmadam, Sri Lanka.

xii. School attended: BT/Kurukkalmadam Kalaivani M.V

xiii. Contacts: Telephone: Residence +94 65 2226189  Mobile +94 77 4749441

xiv. E-mail: vinpamohan@yahoo.com

Educational Qualification:

Degree  Institution  Year
Ph.D University of Jaffna 2008 
M.Phil University of Jaffna 2003
Postgraduate Diploma in Education Open University of Sri Lanka 1999
B.A. (Hons) (2nd class Upper) Eastern University, Sri Lanka 1996

Publications

Book

  1. Inpamohan, V. (2012) Ritual in Eastern Sri Lanka : Religion, Art and Aesthetics (in Tamil), Kumaran Book House (Pvt) Ltd, Colombo.
  2. Inpamohan, V. (2012) Artistic Film (in Tamil), Kumaran Book House (Pvt) Ltd, Colombo.
  3. Inpamohan, V. (2007) Indian Art and Aesthetics (in Tamil), Vipulam Publication, Batticaloa.
  4. Inpamohan, V. (2004) Post Traditional Theatre in Batticaloa (in Tamil), Anamika Publication, Batticaloa.

Edited Books

  1. Sivathamby,K. Nuhman, M.A. Inpamohan, V. (2011). Philosophical Thought: Late Prof. S.Krishnarajah’s Memorial Issue (in Tamil) (Edited): Kumaran Book House (Pvt) Ltd, Colombo.
  2. Krishnarajah, S. (2016) History of Western Philosophy (in Tamil) Edited By Inpamohan, V. Kumaran Book House (Pvt) Ltd, Colombo.

Edited Journal

  1. Santhirasegaram, S (Cheif Editor). (Jun 2016). Mozhithal. Issue-4. Inpamohan, V. Sivaretnam, S. (Co –Editors), Independence Research circle, Baticaloa. 
  2. Sivaretnam, S. (Cheif Editor). (Dec 2016). Mozhithal. Issue-3. Inpamohan, V. Santhirasegaram, S. (Co –Editors), Independence Research circle, Baticaloa.
  3. Inpamohan, V. (Cheif Editor). (Jun 2015). Mozhithal. Issue-2. Sivaretnam, S. Santhirasegaram, S. (Co –Editors), Independence Research circle, Baticaloa.
  4. Santhirasegaram, S (Cheif Editor). (Aug 2014). Mozhithal. Issue-1. Inpamohan, V. Sivaretnam, S. (Co –Editors), Independence Research circle, Baticaloa.

Documentation of Research Work

  1. Inpamohan,V. (2008) Rituals in Eastern Sri Lanka – Volumes IV (Documentary Film, In DVD Form, with English sub titles)

Conference Presentations

  1. Inpamohan, V. Social effects of Teledrama serial: a study based on Tamil Teledrama serials, (in Tamil) [Extended Abstract] In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference (SEUARS 2016), South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 17th January 2017. pp:47-51.
  2. Inpamohan,V. Social hegemony and folk arts, (in Tamil) [Unpublished] Presented at Colombo Tamil Sangam, 75th Platinum Jubilee Research conference of “Rereading of Tamil folklore”, 15th January 2017.
  3. Inpamohan,V. Aesthetics of Koothu : A study based on Kuruketheran por vadamody tradition at Kurukkalmadam, (in Tamil) [Abstract &Proceeding] In Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium (IntSym 2016), South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 21st December 2016, pp.731-737.
  4. Inpamohan,V. Folk rituals and believe : A study based on Eastern Srilanka, (in Tamil) [Unpublished] Presented the Annual Research Conference, Department of Tamil, University of Peradeniya, 7th cotober, 2016.
  5. Inpamohan,V. Art and aesthetics of Indigenous: A study based on Kumara Theiva rituals of Muruththanai Veddhas, (in Tamil) [Abstract]. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Traditional Art in the Context of Globalisation, Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetic Studies, EUSL, 15 -17 September, 2016, P:66.
  6. Inpamohan,V. Traditional (Njhy;) Percussion instrument Maker and their Problem, (in Tamil) [Unpublished] Presented at Faculty Forum of Faculty of Arts & Culture Board Room, Eastern University on 06.01.2016.
  7. Inpamohan, V. Alternative Films in Tamil: A study based on the South Indian Tamil films from year 2011 to year 2013, (in Tamil) [abstract]. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 5thDecember 2014, p: 33.
  8. Inpamohan, V. Handicraft as a local product – Brass Products, (in Tamil) [Proceeding] Seminar conducted by District Secretariat, Batticaloa at Public Library Auditorium on 05.11.2013, P:52-60.
  9. Inpamohan, V. Brass melting small industry and its art, aesthetics and cultural importance, (in Tamil) [Unpublished] Presented at Faculty Forum of Faculty of Arts & Culture at Fine Arts Studio, Eastern University on 18.12.2013.
  10. Inpamohan, V. Tamilian Development trends past fifty year – Art, (in Tamil) [Unpublished] Presented at “Thamizhthoothu” Rev.Fr.Thaninayagam Centenary Vizha at Mahajanah College Auditorium conducted by “Thamizhthoothu” Rev.Fr.Thaninayagam Centenary Socity on 09.11.2013. 
  11. Inpamohan, V. Brass melting small industry in Batticaloa and its cultural identity and the challenges faced by that society, (in Tamil) [abstract]. In Proceedings of the National Conference on Regional Development, Faculty of Arts & Culture, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, 2011,December 11, P: 17.
  12. Inpamohan, V. Impact of magic in Batticaloa society, (in Tamil) [abstract &Proceeding] In Proceedings of the 10th Annual Research Session (ARS), Eastern University of Sri Lanka: 2011, December, 01; PP:72-77. 
  13. Inpamohan, V. Magic Practice in contemporary of Batticaloa: A study based on Ampilanthurai, (in Tamil) [abstract]. In Proceedings of the 9th Annual Research Session (ARS), Eastern University of Sri Lanka: 2010, December, 18; p.85.

Research Papers Published in Journals

  1. Inpamohan,V. “Kilakkisai” and “panpadu Innisai Ani” in Tamil Identification, (in Tamil) Kaddiya (Theatre Journal of Tamils), Quarterly journal in Tamil Nadu, India, October-December 2002, P
  2. Inpamohan,V. Surrealism in Cinema, (in Tamil) Prof S.Krishnaraajah memorial Group, Prof S.Krishnaraajah memorial Volume, 2011, pp: 167-182
  3. Inpamohan,V. Tradition and change in Batticaloa.- Manthiriam, (in Tamil) Thenakam, Manmunai North Divisional Secretary, Batticaloa, 2012, pp: 18 - 22
  4. Inpamohan,V. Expressionism in Cinema, (in Tamil) Neithal, A Research Journal of Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL, 2014, pp:01-11
  5. Inpamohan,V. Musical Instrument in Tamil Culture, (in Tamil) Mozhithal Refereed Journal 3rd Issue, independent Reach circle, Batticaloa, December 2015,pp:74-100
  6. Inpamohan,V. Practice of magic in Batticaloa, (in Tamil) Mozhithal Refereed Journal 1st Issue, independent Reach circle, Batticaloa, December 2015, pp:70-77
  7. Inpamohan,V. Vedas and their Kumara Theiva Rituals in Batticloa, (in Tamil) Hindu Oli, All Ceylon Hindu Congress, Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Issue, Colombo – 02, 2016, P: 12.71.

Research Interest

  • History of Arts; Art Criticism/Aesthetics; Folklore/Ritual; Cultural Studies; Indigenous Studies Based on Arts and Aesthetics; Fine Arts; Technological Arts; Practice and Promotions of Local Art Tradition; Practice and Promotions of Local Art Tradition; Aesthetic Theories; Indigenous Art Traditions: Special reference to Eastern Province of Sri Lanka; Art in rituals of Eastern Sri Lanka; Research Methodologies and Dissertation/Performance; Cinema and Tamil society; Art, Culture and Society

Teaching

 

Awards

  • Best Research Book in 2012 for Ritual in Eastern Sri Lanka : Religion, Art and Aesthetics awarded by Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs, and Land Development & Transport – Eastern Province, Trincomalee.
  • Best multi-disciplinary Book in 2012 for Artistic Film awarded by Ministry of Education, Cultural Affairs, and Land Development & Transport – Eastern Province, Trincomalee.

Positions Held

Professional Membership in Boards & Committees

  1. Head, Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL since June 2014.
  2. Senior Lecturer Grade II at the Department of Fine Arts, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 2nd February 2014 to date.
  3. Lecturer at the Department of Fine Arts, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 2nd February 2012 to 1st February, 2014.
  4. Lecturer (Probationary) at the Department of Fine Arts, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 2nd February 2009 to 1st February, 2012.
  5. Temporary Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Fine Arts, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 1st April 1998 to 31st May 1999.
  6. Temporary Tutor at the Department of Fine Arts, Eastern University, Sri Lanka from 1st November 1996 to 31st March 1998.
  7. Visiting Lecturer at the Department of Fine Arts, Eastern University, Sri Lanka for the academic years 1997/1998, 1999/2000, 2000/2001, 2001/2002, 2002/2003 and 2007/2008.
  8.  Faculty Board member of the Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL since 2012
  9.  Senate member of the EUSL since 2014
  10.  Leave & Awards committee member of the EUSL since 2014
  11. Academic Syndicate member of Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetics Studies, EUSL since 2014
  12. Board of Management member of Swami Vipulananda Institute of Aesthetics Studies, EUSL since March 2016
  13. Curriculum Development Committee for the Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL.
  14. Curriculum Development Committee member of Master of Arts (M.A) for the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL.
    XV. Curriculum Development Committee member for the External Degree Programme of the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL
    XVI. Coordinator of the University-Industry Collaborative programmes which are organized by the Department of Fine Arts