Department of Folklore

  • To collect, classify and preserve the fast changing and also vanishing Folk Arts and Crafts, Folk Believes and Practices, Folk Religion, Folk Customs, Folk Games, Folk literature, Folk Science and Technology etc.
  • To analyze the folk-life through Folk materials with Interdisciplinary approach.
  • To apply the Folklore for the Development of the people.

Achievements

  • The department has organized 30 seminars, workshops and refresher courses
  • The faculty members of the department have completed 10 research projects
  • The faculty members have published 37 books

Academic Programmes

  • M.A
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.

Faculty Members

kamaraj

Dr. R. Kamaraju
Professor & Head of the Department

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shanmugam_pillai

Dr. A. Shanmugham Pillai
Associate Professor

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Elayaraja

Dr.S.Elayaraja
Assistant Professor

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Malathi

Dr.N.Malathi
Assistant Professor

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