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Sunday, March 10, 2013

UGC Sponsored One Day International Seminar on Defamiliarizing Identities Iin Post-Colonial Literature

Organised by Department of English Madras Christian College (Autonomous), Tambaram, Chennai

12 July 2013
This conference is an attempt to distil dilemmas, to reclaim and re-create indigenous experiences. Restoration of human self and transformation would, therefore, deal with the question and perception of identity.  Presenters are welcome to concentrate on the following themes also.
Non-canonical literatures
Oriental Studies 
Resistance Studies
Commonwealth literature
LGBT Literature 
Oral Literature
Cultural Studies & Migration Studies
Dalit literature
Diasporic literature

Points to remember:
Presenters are requested to avoid plagiarism. Effective software will be used to find out plagiarism.
Manuscript of the full paper in MS-Word should not exceed 10 pages including cited works. The paper should have Times New Roman, font size 12’, A4 (8.27”x11.69”) paper size, with 1.5 line spacing, justified, and 1 inch margin on all sides. Abstracts will be selected by the selection committee that consists of eminent professors from various International Universities. 
Acclaimed Writers, Academicians and Professors have consented to take part in this one day event. A Book with ISBN Number on the outcome of the Seminar is planned.
DD must be drawn from any nationalized bank in favor of “The Bursar, Madras Christian College” Payable at Tambaram.

Address for Communication
Dr. S. Franklin Daniel
Department of English
Madras Christian College (Autonomous) Tambaram, Chennai, India- 600059

Thursday, March 07, 2013

UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Literature and Environment

The Department of English, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala  is organizing a UGC sponsored National Seminar on the topic Literature and Environment on 25, 26 and 27 March, 2013.

Students, research scholars and academicians are invited to participate in the three-day National Seminar and to present papers related to the topic. The presented papers will be further screened and published as a book.  

The possible areas of focus are:
·       Ecofeminism
·       Ecolinguistics
·       Environmental Journalism
·       Religion and Environment
·       Ecology and Bionomics
·       Environmental Law
·       Environmental Literature (Nature writing, Science writing, Writing the Environment)
·       Ecology and Cinema
·       Children's Literature and Environment
·       Ecospirituality
·       Climate and Environment.
The last date for submission of abstracts is 11th March, 2013 
Full papers : 19th March 2013.  

The papers may be sent to: jjean960 AT


Seminar Co-ordinator :
Dr N. Jenny Rappai
 Associate Professor
Department of English 
Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit