The Department of English and Languages, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, organized a two-day research-oriented seminar titled "Perspectives 2014" from October 10-11, 2014. The inaugural keynote address was given by Dr. Prasantha Kumar, Head of the department of English, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. The seminar addressed issues related to the various domains to explore and pursue research in English Language and Literature. The seminar was attended by 40 participants from various places including research guides, research aspirants, research scholars and students of literature.

The selected domains of discussion were the following:

  • Linguistics
  • Critical Theory
  • Diaspora and Commonwealth Literature
  • Literature and other disciplines – Interdisciplinary approach

Dr. P. P. AjayaKumar, Professor, University of Kerala, Dr. W. S. Kottiswary, Head, PG Department of English and Research Centre for Comparative Studies, Mercy College, Palakkad, Dr. Latha R. Nair, Associate Professor in English, St. Theresas’ College, Ernakulam and Dr. C. S. Jayaraman, Professor in English and Visual Media, Amrita school of Arts and Sciences, Kochi were the resource persons of the seminar.

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