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Departmental Activities

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  • Environmentalism Workshop
  • Guest Lecture on Close Reading Fictional Texts
  • Guest Lecture on Ecocriticism
  • Guest Lecture on Ethics
  • Guest Lecture on Koodankulam
  • Open Day at Centre for Public History
  • Report of Events conducted for English Studies (UG): 2012-13
  • Report of Events conducted for Honours in English Studies - 2012-13
  • Report of National Seminar on English Language Teaching(29-30 Jan 2013)
  • Report on Mayabazaar: Re-viewing 100 years of Indian Cinemas
  • Report on Poetry writing workshop by Ms. Sharoon Sunny
  • Two-day Workshop on Artists and Art Movements
  • Introduction

    Vision : Towards critically reading Self, Society and the Imagined.

    Mission : The Department of English aspires to promote an intellectual climate through artistic creation, critical mediation and innovative ideation in a culture of reciprocal transformation.


    Literature is an important cultural product of a society. And the study of English literature offers insights into the worldviews of different societies. The Department of English at Christ University concentrates on providing an overview of Literature from aesthetic, linguistic, socio-political and cultural contexts. The students of literature are encouraged to develop a unique subjective objectivity that helps them in self-exploration and self realization.

    The curriculum for both UG and PG programmes develops the rich talents of students, offers near industry environment and is contemporarily relevant, connecting to every aspect of society. Headed by Prof. John J Kennedy and ably supported by a dedicated fraternity of teachers the department continues to strive, explore and achieve.

    Overview

    The Department of English covers, enriches and reinforces the rich heritage offered by literature, facilitate ideas that provoke, prod and nurture critical as well as creative thinking, develops inherent values and builds an emotional and intellectual connectivity between the student and society. A dynamic environment coupled with a meaningful stress on all-round educational effectiveness facilitates an attitude that lays emphasis on moral, social and intellectual ethics.

    Students can opt for Honours programme in English (UG) from the V Semester based on their Academic Performance, Interview, Written Test and Conduct.

    To download latest edition of Quills Will:MA English Newsletter :


    I TCEP BLOG  : www.tcep131.blogspot.in

    I PSEng BLOG : http://britishliterature-cu.blogspot.in/

    Courses Offered

    Doctoral Programmes (Ph.D.)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in English

    M Phil Programmes
      Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in English Studies

    Postgraduate Programmes
      MA in English with Communication Studies

    Undergraduate Programmes
      Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism, Psychology, English
      Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology, Sociology, English
      Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Performing Arts,English,Psychology
    Festivals

    Jabberwocky



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    Contact
    Head of the Department,
    (hod.english@christuniversity.in),
    Department of English,
    Christ University, Hosur Road,
    Bangalore - 560029,
    Karnataka, India
    Phone Numbers: +91 80.4012.9100, +91.80.4012.9012 (IVRS)
    Fax:+91.80.40129000
    Email: mail@christuniversity.in
    Website: www.christuniversity.in