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Literary Seminary

The Literary Seminary, the brainchild of Dr. Padmanabhan, former Vice Chancellor and  Dr. P. T. Manoharan, Academic advisor of the University, is the only non-technical club approved by the management to encompass the three phases of the university - teaching, research and extension.

The pedagogy of teaching needs a lot of changes. The theoretical knowledge gained by the students is to be enhanced by the workshops, seminars and conferences. The Literary Seminary in the past nine years has conducted 13 workshops, 6 conferences and 6 seminars. Most of our students have participated in them and have gained an on-hand experience. The student members of the Literary Seminary have been the originators and planners of these workshops and most of them have reached the heights of the ladder and have become employable and also successful entrepreneurs.

The inspirational activities of the student members have taken the university to become the brand in other states like Karnataka, Kerala, U.P. Assam, New Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

The second phase of the Literary Seminary is devoted to research activities. The convener has organised three conferences on literature inviting papers from the whole country and also conducting a workshop in the state level. Publications are brought out both as hard copies and soft copies.

Four research scholars are working in the research wing and one has already finished the doctorate.

This research wing has made use of the enthusiastic spirit of the student members in some extension services. The project undertaken is called - 'The Outreach Programme - learning is  ‘FUNtastic’ extended to one full month. This has resulted in making an MoU with Children's Home of Hope, Maduravoyal.

The third phase is the important one of having getting linked with professional societies - British Council and Cambridge English language Assessment. A separate folder is attached for verification.



LITFEST '10 - The Commencement of Tagore's Birthday Celebrations [ + ]

LITFEST '11 - Tagore's Sesquicentennial Birth Celebration [ + ]

LITFEST '12 - The Second International Conference on The Contemporaneous Effect of Charles Dickens [ + ]

LITFEST '13 - Three Day National Level Workshop on the Recent Trends in Research Methodology in ELT [ + ]

LITFEST '14 - A Three Day International Conference on Shakespeare - The Quintessential Zeitgeist [ + ]








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