A Guest Lecture
Language and Literature: Interpretation to Communication
By Dr. Neena Mano
Department of English,
Bharathi Women’s College, Chennai.
The Department of English as a team under the leadership of Ms. V.P. Gayathri, HOD organized a guest lecture on 03.03.2017. The chief Guest Dr. Neena Mano , Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bharathi Women’s College, Chennai delivered a lecture on the topic “ Language and Literature: Interpretation to Communication”.
The event began with invoking the blessings of the Almighty. Ms. V.P. Gayathri, Head, Department of English welcomed the gathering and Dr. P. N . Sudha, Principal, DKM College for Women, delivered the presidential address. Dr. M. Manimozhi , Assistant Professor and Ms. S. Monisha Guest lecturer acted as the masters of ceremony. A key feature of the event was the inauguration of the literary club “LETTERS” by Dr. Neena Mano and the Principal Dr.P.N. Sudha.
The chief Guest Dr. Neena Mano addressed the students on how to develop language skills on their own. Her speech was divided into three parts. In the first part, she focused on how to develop the LSRW skills. In the second part she distributed pictures to the students and she asked them to scrutinize the picture after which they were asked to speak about the picture. Then she compared the act of reading the picture to the act of reading a book viz., first one scans a book, then looks for a specific point and then critically analyzes it. In the last part she covered the recent trends in literature with a special focus on postcolonial theory, binary oppositions and the centre-margin dynamics .
Prizes and certificates were distributed to winners of various competitions like Essay, poetry recitation, poster presentation, spell – bee, power point presentation, literary pageant and so on which were conducted as part of the activities of the English Association for the academic year 2016-2017. The prize distribution was followed by a student’s cultural programme.
The programme came to an end with the vote of thanks proposed by Mrs. M.Gayathri Assistant Professor, Department of English, followed by the National Anthem.
The HOD Ms.V.P. Gayathri welcomes the gathering
Presidential Address by the Principal Dr. P. N. Sudha
The Chief Guest Dr.Neena Mano begins her Address
Into the Speech