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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 <http://www.cutn.ac.in/>.
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 ecocritical interpretation means reading…

National Conference on Diaspora

National 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. The 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 paradigms of Srilankan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi diaspora.
The conference is open to teachers and researchers attached to any educational institution in India. Those who wish to make presentations may forward their abstracts in about …