Friday, 26 August 2011

National seminar on Media, Literature and Language from November 11 to 13 in Mumbai

Prof Meenakshi Upadhyay, Assistant Professor, of the Department of Communication & Journalism, University of  Mumbai, informs us that
the Department and Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Communication & Journalism, Bhopal, have organized a national seminar on Media, Literature and Language on November 11th -13th, 2011 at the University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus.
Is news writing literature? Is it literature in a hurry? Is it the responsibility of the media to upgrade language? Can media shoulder this responsibility? What is the interface between media, literature and language? These are the questions that the seminar aims to address.  

Proposed Themes

Ø  Cinema, Literature and Language
Ø  New media, Literature and Language
Ø  Globalised media and Language
Ø  Media and the emerging diasporic cultures
Ø  Multiculturism, Literature and Language in Media

Submission of abstracts and full papers
Send the abstract and full papers to Prof. Meenakshi Upadhyay on the following email address:

All abstracts are peer reviewed by an expert committee in the respective fields. Only abstracts accepted for presentation will be notified for submitting the final and full papers.

Abstract Submission
September 15, 2011
Abstract acceptance notification
September 18, 2011
Paper Submission
October 10, 2011
Paper acceptance
October 15, 2011

Delegates (Outstation) Boarding and Lodging
Rs. 3000/-
Delegates (Local)
Rs. 1000/-
Students (Outstation), Boarding and Lodging
Rs. 1500/-
Students (Local)
Rs. 500/-

  • Demand Drafts for registration to be made in the name of ‘The Finance and Accounts Officer, University of Mumbai’.
  • Please send the draft on the following address:
Department of Communication and Journalism,
2nd Floor, Health Centre Building,
Vidyanagari Campus, Kalina,
Mumbai 400 098.

Receipts of those registered will be given at the time of the conference.

Please note:-
  • Accommodation is on a sharing basis
  • The accommodation will be provided between 10th evening to 13th afternoon
  • Accommodation is on a first come first serve basis. Seats limited.
For any query on registration of the programme contact:

Ms. Archana Ramesh

Conference Secretary
Meenakshi Upadhyay
Assistant Professor
Contact: 022-26526068

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