Dr N S Gundur, Professor, Department of Studies and Research in English, Tumkur University, has been a bilingual writer. His areas of research interest include Literary and Critical Theory, European Philosophy, Liberal Education, Kannada Literary and Cultural Studies. Professor Gundur has translated Michel Foucault’s writings into Kannada, besides being the author of Vartamaanada Itihaasakaara: Michel Foucault, a critical introduction to Foucault in Kannada. He has engaged himself in translating philosophical essays from English to Kannada. Apart from publishing research articles in scholarly journals including EPW (Economic and Political Weekly), Dr Gundur contributes articles to dailies like Prajavani, a leading Kannada newspaper. He believes in teaching scholarship and leading the life of the mind.