OU ex-prof Venkateshwarlu passes away

Hyderabad: Prof. D Venkateshwarlu, former Head, Department of English,A�OsmaniaA�University, passed away on Wednesday. He served the department for over three decades and was Dean, Faculty of Arts.

Venkateshwarlu was awarded Fulbright Fellowship twice to carry out research atA�Brandeis University,A�USA.A� He was also awarded the Charles Wallace Grant by the British Council to visitA�UK.A�A� He was a renowned scholar of American Studies, specializing in Jewish American Studies.A� A widely travelled scholar, he visitedA�UK,A�France,A�Germany,A�IsraelA�andA�SpainA�and presented research papers at various universities.A� He published extensively in the area of Jewish American Studies and was on the editorial boards of reputed journals on Jewish American Studies.A�

Osmania University Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Ramachandram expressed grief over the demise of Venkateshwarlu.A� He recalled Prof. Venkateshwarlu as a devoted and dedicated teacher inspiring scores of students and research scholars.A� He conveyed condolences to the bereaved family.A�-NSS

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