Friday, 27 February 2015

National Conference on 27th March 2015

Following from:

Autonomous Institution
3rd Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore-560 011
DEPARTMENT OF Journalism and Communication

About the college and the Department
The NMKRV College for Women has been a pioneer in providing value based education for nearly four decades. The College is a pioneer to start a subject like Journalism as a cognate subject in 1979 when nowhere else such a course existed. In 2012, a PG course in Journalism and Mass Communication was started.
Department is equipped with fully functional media lab, wherein students are trained to produce creative projects. First batch successfully got placed in proficient media outlets.
This year the Department has envisaged a novel idea of conducting a National Conference for media students and faculty members on 27th March 2015. We are also planning to bring out a research publication.
About the Conference
Media and culture are interrelated. In all eras, cultural values shape the way media are created, used, and controlled. This will lead to further questions about the role of culture in our media today. How does culture shape our media and mass communication? The Conference intends to critically analyse the relationship of media and culture in the contemporary scenario. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for bringing together scholars, and practitioners to discuss the developments in contemporary media. The idea takes into cognizance the significance of multiple linkages of interdisciplinary and critical scholarship in the field of media and culture. FOR PAPERS

Theme of the Conference
Media and Culture: Contemporary Scenario
Sub Themes
1.     Indian Culture and Media
2.     New Media and Culture
3.     LPG and Indian Media
4.     Films and Culture
5.     Advertisements and Cultural Impact
6.     Media, Culture and Politics
7.     Media, Culture and Development
Call for Papers
Abstract not exceeding 250 words typed in Times New Roman, font size 12, with 1.5 spacing, should be mailed to before 03.03.2015.
The acceptance of the abstract is intimated on 05.03.2015. Full paper should be submitted on or before 14.03.2015.
Only the authors of the papers are allowed to do the presentation of his/her paper.
Paper with more than three authors is strictly not accepted.
A softcopy of the full paper (not exceeding 5000 words or 12 pages) should be submitted (specification: A4 size, MS-Word 2003 format, Times New Roman font with heading in font size 14 and the remaining text of size 12 with spacing 1.5 as a single file).
The paper should include the title, author’s name, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address in the first page.
The paper should be based on an original research work that has not been published.
The selected papers will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality and relevance to the conference.
For Faculty Members         :         Rs. 1000/-
For Research Scholars:       Rs.   500/-
For Students:                      Rs.   200/-
Accommodation will be provided to the external delegates only on request on or before 15th March 2015.
Important Dates:
Last Date for Submission of Abstracts  :         03rd March 2015
Intimation of acceptance of Abstracts   :         05th March 2015
Last date for Submission of final papers         :         14th March 2015

Conference Coordinator
Dr. M. N. Vani

Organizing Committee
Mr. Manoj B. A
Ms. Yogitha. P
For any queries please call the members of the organizing committee.

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