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9 th International Congress on English Grammar We are elated to host the 9th International Congress on English Grammar in VIT University, Vellore following the successes of the first eight congresses in previous years (1 st ICEG 1999, 2 nd ICEG 2004, 3 rd ICEG 2005, 4 th ICEG 2007, 5 th ICEG 2008, 6 th ICEG 2010, 7 th ICEG 2011,8 th ICEG 2012). The Congress aims to promote interaction and discussion among researchers interested in the fields of English Grammar, Lexicography, English Linguistics, English Language Teaching, and Information and Communication Technology in Language Teaching. Congress Theme LEXICOGRAMMAR and the New Millennium Learners Course: ICEG 2013 2 - 5, Jan 2013 [ Course Pamphlet ] [ Registration Form ] Important Dates Last Date for Submission of Abstract 31 October 2012 Notice of Acceptance - Abstract 12 November 2012 Deadline for Registration : Paper Presenters 20 November 2012 Deadline for Registration : Participants 3 December 20
CALL FOR PAPER ICT in English Language Teaching (ELT) in a Globalized (Cyber) World: Challenges & Remedies    The contemporary world today has become a family, thanks to the spawning wings of Information & Communication Technology (ICT). We live in an age where things change fast and we also try to accommodate with the same pace.  This once again has become possible because of the nitty-gritty of ICT. But as we go global, we come across many issues which we are unaware of and often land ourselves in the midst of confrontation, chaos and conflict because of our unfamiliarity with various subjects, sensitive at times.   Nowadays, changes are quick and inevitable. The need to teach in general and teach to English Language effectively in particular is the challenge before all of us. Now, it has become mandatory for the academicians to rethink and revamp their teaching strategies with the changing times. We endeavor to plan an anthology to cater to the growing needs of all conc
NELTA 18th International Conference   Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association (NELTA) is organising its 18th International Conference on 16-18 February, 2013 Conference Phase I and 20-21 February, 2013 Conference Phase II.  The Conference is a professional get together of a large number of ELT practitioners, experts, textbook/material writers, teacher trainers, etc. from all parts of Nepal and abroad.  The participants at the conference are usually ELT professionals from public as well as private educational organisations and from all levels of education - primary to university. The theme of the Conference is ‘Transformations in ELT: Contexts, Agents and Opportunities’. Papers can be submitted in the following sub-themes and other topics related to ELT. ·         Multi-modality in teaching English ·         Method, methodology and pedagogy development ·         Content integrated language teaching ·         Developing reading and writing skills differently ·         Te
    A Two-Day National Conference on The Frontiers of English Literature & The Patterns of English Language Teaching (9 th & 10 th November 2012) Organized by Discipline of English Studies Department of M & H, MGIT Supported by Industry-Institute Partnership Cell (IIPC-MGIT, Funded by AICTE) In association with English Language Teachers’ Association of India, Hyderabad Chapter   Venue: Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology (Affiliated to JNTUH, Accredited by NBA, AICTE, New Delhi), Gandipet,   Hyderabad-75. e-mail: website: Topics for the Conference: ·    Literature in Language Classroom ·    Use of Technology in Teaching English ·    Designing Curriculum for English Language Teaching ·      Soft skills Training for Young Graduates ·    Employability skills and Industry needs ·    Innovative trends in ELT ·    Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation of Eng

Seminar on Ecocritical Perspectives

Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvarur organises a National Conference on “ Ecocritical Perspectives on Water ” on 26-27 October 2012 At Central University of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvarur Central University of Tamil Nadu strives to disseminate and advance knowledge in humanities, social sciences, basic and applied sciences. It aims at promoting innovation in teaching-learning process and interdisciplinary studies and research and pays special attention to the improvement of the socio-economic conditions and welfare of the people and also their intellectual, academic and cultural development. All academic programmes of the University are periodically updated and revised. Visit our website at <>. Conference Theme Papers on any one of the following topics or even any other relevant topic are welcome. However, the paper has to interpret ecocritically the representation of water in any text, verbal or visual or aural. Please note that ecocri

National Conference on Diaspora

                                                   N ational Conference  on                         Diaspora Studies: Srilanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh                                                 10 – 11 September 2012                                                           organized by                              UGC-SAP, Institute of English, University of Kerala Diaspora has become an inevitability due to large scale migrations or movement from home topoi to host topoi, exhibiting solidarity in terms of ethnic identity and culture. The late twentieth century has witnessed the beginnings of an academic interest in diaspora studies. T he literary and artistic effusions of these diasporic communities have warranted scrutiny from a socio-cultural perspective. This National Conference on Diaspora Studies gains significance as it will take up for discussion the various dimensions including the literary, historical, anthropological, economic, political and cultural par

3-Day International Conference

3-Day International Conference: September-October 2012 organized by Department of English, Patna University & Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies Venue: Patna University , Patna Tentative Dates: 29 September-1 October 2012 Theme:  Commonwealth Literature: New Dimensions            New Literatures, being produced in India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka , Africa, Canada and Australia are both varied and rich. The three-day conference will take stock of contemporary Commonwealth writing and critically assess its contribution to the world literature. As the conference is interdisciplinary and comparative in its import, papers are welcome from sister disciplines/ departments on themes having a close bearing on the following sub-themes: (a) Indian Diasporic Writing (b) Women’s Writing                                      (c) Adivasi and Aboriginal Writings (d) Protest in African & African-American Literatures                 (e) Literatures of the

Pensioners Card Application

Pensioners Card Application @ DDO REQ website The A.P Treasuries Department in its website has introduced the application for Pensioner Cards of Employees. 1. Go to 2. click on Net services to Public 3. click on Employee operations 4. click on Multipurpose Pensioners Card 5. Enter STO Code No. and Employee PPI Code No. 6. click on ENTER Treasury Website All the Employees have to feed their data and submit a print copy to the DDO.

UGC NET Application form

For all those who are trying to apply for UGC NET exam – June 2012 and are not able to fill in online form because of heavy internet traffic:   Download the Application form from the above link and send a hard copy to the concerned centre : In case you are not able to download this pdf form from website, a copy of the form is attached. You can print this form and send to the Registrar of the University where you wish to appear for NET exam in June 2012. SUBMISSION OF NET APPLICATION IN OFF-LINE MODE Due to unprecedented increase in the number of candidates willing to apply during the last days of online registration for the ensuing NET examination scheduled to be held on 24th June, 2012, it has been observed that the students are facing difficulty in submitting online application. In order to overcome this problem and keeping in view the paucity of time, UGC has decided that suc