He has been a teaching Under-Gradutates and Post-Graduate students for the
last four decades, while actively participating in research and directing
and supervising M.Phil and Ph.D students.
Dr. Hampa has acquired the
broad outlook of a widely travelled personage, having been an honoured
guest where he shared his expertise, at a number of Universities, like
Bonn University, Germany
Budapest University of
Economics, Budapest, Hungary
California University, U.S.A.
Cambridge University, U.K.
Central European University,
Chicago University, U.S.A.
Davis University, U.S.A.
Dijoun University, France
Durham University, Great
E ‘o; tv ‘o’ Lorand University
London University, U.K.
Los Angeles University, U.S.A.
Leoben University, Austria
Macmaster University, Canada
Manchester University, U.K.
Newyork University, U.S.A.
Oxford University, U.K.
SORRBONN University, Paris,
Sunbder Land University, North
Toronto University, Canada
University of Kliniken.,
Vatican University, Rome,
Washington University, U.S.A.
Dr. Hampa has also had the
distinction of receiving citations and medals in recognition of his
service and achievements :
i.Chamundaraya Award, A
citation and Rs.20,000/- (Twenty Thousand). 1996
ii.Sahitya Academy Award, a
citation and Rs.10,000/- (Ten Thousand) 1994.
iii.Janapada and Yakshagana
Akademy Award 1995
iv.National award for the
meritorious service in the field of Child Literature, New Delhi, 1990.
v.Kavyananada Award, a
citation and Rs.7,500, (Rupees Seven Thousand Five Hundred) 1997
vi.Cash award for 2 books from
vii.Cash award from Bangalore
University for a Research works.
viii.A number of Gold Medals
and cash prizes for Socio Literary activities and for Research Books.
ix. Honoured by the following
Mathas Sringeri Pejavara, Chitradirga, Sirigera, Shravanbellagola, Gady,
Hombuja, Murusaviramatha, Siddaganga
Dr. Hampa has also busied
himself in a variety of social and educational institutions in as such as
he has served in various administrative capacities as under :
(a) President, Kannada Sahitya
Parishat for 7 years and 7 months 1978-86.
(b) General Secretary,
Kannada Sahitya Parishat for 8 years 196-1974
(c) Director, Jain
Research Institute, Bangalore for 3 years 1977-79
Directorate of Kannada and Culture Govt. of Karnataka, 1993
(e) Dean, Faculty of
Arts; Member Senate & Academic Council.
Inter-University Prasaranga Publication Committee, Govt of Kanataka,1992
(g) President, Karnataka
State Kannada Shorthand and Typewriters Association since 1984
(h) Organised 7 All
(i) Working President,
Janapara Sahitya Parishat (Regd)
Rangachetana – Cultural Organisation (Regd) (1988-1996)
(k) Staff Secretary : Govt
college, Mandya (1960-61)
(l) Staff Secretary :
Govt. Arts & Science College, Banglore (1967-68)
(m) Member, Consultative
Committee for Jainology, Karnataka University, Dharwad India 1985-
(n) Managing Trustee,
Prakrit Jnanabharati Education Trust (1989-1992)
Dr. Hampas's commitment
to literature and education is evident from the number of features he has
published, which in jist are :
(a) More than 60 Books
More than 100 Research Papers - published
in professional journal and periodicals like
Prabuddha Karnataka, Parishat Patrike, Kannada Nudi, Jeevana
Sadhane, Karnataka Bharati
etc and felicitatory and Commemorative volumes.
(c) Edited a number of
(d) Editor: Jeevana,
Sadhane, Parishat Patrike etc. (literary Journals)
e) Presented Paper at the 33rd
International Congress of Asia and North African Studies Toronto
(Canada) August 1990
Presented Paper at the 35th
International Congress of Asia and North African Studies at
Budapest, Hungary in July 1997
(g) Presided over
Literary session at St.Louis, U.S.A.
(h) Participated and
presented Papers in a number of State-Level and All India Conferences,
Seminars and Workshops at Bangalore, Mysore, Dharwar,
Bombay, Madurai, Madras,
Muzafarpur, Poona, Delhi etc.
Lecturers at Toronto (Canada) London (U.K.), Chicago, Los Angles, Delaware
New York (U.S.A.)
(j) Delivered two
endowment lectures, University of Madras, Madras 1990 and Bombay
(k) Attended UGC
Symposium of Grammatical Heritage of South Indian Languages Tirupati, 1985
(l) Delivered a
number of Lectures, at various Universities and Colleges, including
Poona, Bombay, Madurai, Udaipur etc
(m) Inaugurated a number
of Conferences at Mysore, Hyderabad & Secunderabad etc.
(n) Presided over
a number of Sessions at different Conferences & Seminars
(o) Presented Paper at
the First National Prakrit Conferences (1990, Banglore, and at the 2nd
National Conference at Hyderabad) 1993
Still in the sphere of
academics Dr. Hampa is a Member of the Board of Studies and Board of
1. Mysore University, Mysore
2. Karnataka University,
3. Gulbarga University,
4. Bombay University, Bombay
5. Madurai University,
6. Madras University, Madras
7. Kuvempu University,
8. Mangalore University,
9. Kannada University, Hampi
10. Bangalore University,
11. Sri Krishnadevaraya
12. University of Agricultural