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Thinking beyond Stereotypes: Problems and Prospects in English Language and Literature

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Thinking beyond Stereotypes: Problems and Prospects in English Language and Literature

Organiser:

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH & FOREIGN LANGUAGES FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY


Event Location

SRM Institute of Science and Technology SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur – 603 203 Chengalpattu District, Tamil Nadu, India

Start Date & End Date

18-Oct-2019 - 18-Oct-2019

Timing

09:00 - 09:00

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Thinking beyond Stereotypes: Problems and Prospects in English Language and Literature

SRM Institute of Science and Technology is one of the forerunners in the field of education with over 50000 students and more than 3300 faculty across all the six campuses, offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering,
Management, Agriculture, Law, Medicine and Health sciences, and Science and Humanities.

 

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES

The Department of EFL provides students with the vital training to meet the demands of global communication and helps them develop proficiency in English and other languages.

 

CONFERENCE THEME

Stereotypes are the results and responses of conditioned and confined thinking that creates rigid conceptual boundaries, which are difficult to break out of. The History of Literature and Cultural theories reveal that each literary and cultural movement occurred in an effort to subvert and transcend the existing categorical boundaries of theories, postulations, ideas and ways of viewing the world.

 

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

To learn better the constant flux in and symbiosis between different areas of knowledge as seen through the prism of English Language and Literature by

Listening to and interacting with subject experts

Participants sharing their individual life and reading experiences

Acquainting and reacquainting with the expanding peripheries of English Language and Literature

 

SUB-THEMES FOR PRESENTATION

Papers are invited on the following themes. However, scholars are free to choose any other topic relevant to the conference theme.

Return of the mother tongue in learning English
Knowledge of other languages in learning English
Mobile learning
Gamification
Glocalisation of language / Customising English
Language to cultural contexts
Language and minorities
Artificial intelligence and language and literature
New modes of delivery and dissemination of language and literature– Examples: Amazon Prime, Stand up Comedies
Online and Cloud Platforms in shaping language and literature
Transnational issues – Law, Environment and Religion
Brain Gain' and Diaspora
Cultural Studies
Narratives and discourse making
Digital Humanities
Medical Humanities
Trauma and Memory Studies

 

All abstracts along with the full papers received on or before 10 October 2019 will be published in the Conference Proceedings.

Venue

SRM Institute of Science and Technology SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur – 603 203 Chengalpattu District, Tamil Nadu, India

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