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Sad News: Prof.
Isaac Sequeira Passes away - Sept 7, 2006
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Isaac Sequeira passes away, Hindu, Friday, Sep 08, 2006
The Swimmer, for Isaac Sequeira, 1930-2006, by Prof. Amritjit Singh
Isaac Sequeira Prize
To Sir, with love, by
Sachidananda Mohanty, The Hindu, Metro Plus Hyderabad, Sep 16, 2006
HYDERABAD: Noted academician and former director of the Indo-American Centre for International Studies at Osmania University, Isaac Sequeira, passed away here on Thursday.
Prof. Sequeira, aged 75, was a bachelor. He was recently operated upon for a kidney ailment and was recovering when he suffered a heart attack and breathed his last at a city hospital here. Prof. Sequeira, was Head of the Department of English, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Osmania University.
His scholarly works included over 80 papers on American studies, music and European literature. Prof. Sequeira also lectured widely in American and Indian Universities and on UGC television.
Isaac Sequeira, Prof. Emeritus UGC
Prof. Isaac Sequeira retired as the Head of the Dept of English, and
Dean, Faculty of Arts, Osmania University. He has many research
publications to his credit. His publications include The Theme of
Initiation in Modern American Fiction (1975), The Manifesto For Humor
(1985), Popular Culture: East and West (1991), The Closing of the
Frontier (ed - 1994), American studies Today (ed- 1995) to name a few.
He has published over eighty scholarly papers on American Studies,
Music, and European Literature, both in American and Indian Journals. He
has lectured widely in American and Indian Universities and on the UGC
Television for the countrywide classroom.
was the Fulbright Scholar at the University of Utah in 1966, and an
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) fellow at the Bowling Green
University, Ohio in 1979. Prof. Sequeira was a visiting professor at the
Bowling Green University Ohio in 1979 and 1989. In 1985 he was the UGC
national lecturer and since 1991 UGC professor Emeritus. Presently he is
the Director of the Indo-American centre for International Studies,
formerly American studies research Centre (ASRC) Hyderabad. Prof. Isaac
Sequeira is deeply interested in Western Classical music and has a keen
understanding of the subject. source
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[image source: Isaac Sequeira, Director of American Studies Research Centre, releasing N. Gopi's (right) poem translated into English by M. Sridhar and Alladi Uma in Hyderabad, Jan 25, 2006 ]
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