Saturday, December 12, 2015

International Conference on Making Connections: Social Welfare in the Context of English Language & Literature – A Global Perspective (MCSWELL-2016)

Lingaya’s University 
Department of English
International Conference
Making Connections: Social Welfare in the Context of English Language  & Literature – A Global Perspective

FEBRUARY 26 & 27, 2016
MCSWELL-2016, a two-day unique  platform for Educationists, Linguists, Sociologists, Anthropologists, Literary scholars and Academicians to assemble at a common platform to dive  into the ocean  of English language & literature to interact, deliberate and share their valuable views on the role of English Language & Literature in bringing out social welfare  through global connections.
Language plays  a significant  role in social development. Literature reflects the social life  and acts as a tool for further  awareness and growth. The  status  of English language and the luring position of English literature  in the present era is a well known fact. In such a context, it is very interesting to note how English language and literature takes a lead role in the social welfare of any society that is very much in contact with this foreign language. There are many  instances to show the magical effect of this language in making people broad minded;  in encouraging  people to get educated, making them self-reliant, developing a community with self-awareness and independent minds, and also making  the people confident,  hardworking, goal oriented ,with enhanced self-respect.
It would be great when scholars from different disciplines and places gather together to research upon the significant role of English language & literature in making connections for social welfare in this global era.
To explore the significant role of English Language & Literature in making connections for national, international & Global  growth & betterment.
1.       To gather intellectuals, aspiring scholars, teachers , Sociologist and  anthropologists to share their views on how English Language  & Literature play a significant role  in making connections for social welfare  in global level.
2.       To give a platform to deliberate upon the various aspects of English Language & Literature in bringing up the Social Development. 
3.       To show that in this age of global business how English  Language & Literature enable the humanity to revive the fine qualities of human beings.
4.       To research upon the magic power of English Language & Literature as a tool for social welfare.
5.       To explore how English language classes add a special fervour and liking to students during  their heavy burden of knowledge drilling.
6.       To highlight the sublime quality of the mighty language in making the human life better.
7.       To experiment with the role of English Language & Literature in solving the various feminine, social, political, educational,  religious and human issues.
8.       To create an opportunity for people from different culture and environment to gather and interact to learn, to grow and to be happier.
"Making Connections: Social Welfare in the Context of English Language and Literature-- A Global Perspective."
  1. English Language , Employability & Social Development
  2. English Language  - A Tool for International Awareness & Understanding
  3. Language & Social Development
  4. English Literature & Women Empowerment
  5. Social welfare in Children's cartoon -- a Case study of comics and TV cartoon network
  6. Social Awareness and Campus literature
  7. Cinema (Hindi/English) and the focus on Social welfare
  8. English Language for Development and  Social welfare.
  9. Revenge Plots in English Novels and their social implications
  10. Trans-cultural displacement and Rehabilitation as Literature Sees it
  11. Trauma and Joy of Becoming and Belonging -- A perspective from literature
  12. English for Social Growth-- Language and Literature
  13. Relocating Culture Across Borders -- The Role of Language and Literature 
  14. Social Welfare of Children- Views from  Children's Literature 
  15. Culture, Literature and Human Rights
  16. Violence and Life in Urban Centres  -- Literature and Cinema
  17. Gender, Education and  Development-- Issues in Life and Literature
  18. Cultural Politics of Survival -- The Role of English Language and Literature
  19. Integrating Language and Literature through Teaching
  20.  Teaching English for Science and Technology: Importance of the Use of Folklore, Myths and Legends  
  21. Raising Social Awareness in the English Language Class-room
  22. Integrating Language Skills through Enhancing Creativity. 
  23.  Translations Study for Socio-cultural Awareness

Any other topic related to the theme.
·         Panel Discussion with experts from India and abroad
·         Creative Session: Live presentation of the poems by the poets
·         Keynote Address
·         Poster Making competition on Conference related theme
·         Paper presentation:
·         Plenary talks
·         Conference Proceedings with ISBN number.
·         All the certificates connected with the Conference activities will be distributed by 5 pm on February 27, 2016. The organisers assure no delay in this regards.
·         Every participant should register and complete the formalities before the deadline in order to make our work smoother.
·         In case of co-authored paper, both the authors should register for individual certificate.
·         We assure the timely completion of all the formalities, and expect the same response from your side also.
·         TA & DA (as per the UGC norms) will be provided to only those who are invited as the Resource persons by the Organizing Committee.
·         Those who volunteer to be the session chair/chair for the  discussion etc. have to register and fulfil the conditions. You’ll be able to perform the special task and get the appreciation Certificate for that.
  • We welcome original full papers from students, research scholars, faculty members, sociologists and the lovers of English Language & Literature on any of the above mentioned subthemes or related topics.
  • We also invite proposals for workshops on innovative methodologies for making ELT, very exciting classroom experience by experts in the field. Thirty to forty-five minutes will be provided for the workshop. The applicants should mention their requirements for the workshop in the proposal. Please send your proposal with an abstract in about 200 words highlighting the objective and significance and application of your workshop.
  • Original and unpublished research papers with a 200-word abstract and the text not exceeding 2000 words in MS Word, 12 font sizes, Times New Romans (latest MLA style) should reach the Organizing Committee by December 15, 2015.
  • The research papers and a short profile with all the necessary details should be sent to or latest by December 15, 2015..
  • Each Paper presenter  will get around 10-12 minutes for oral presentation of the paper
  • Registration may be completed by December 31, 2015 by the candidates who are intimated by the Organizing Committee for presentation.
·         Highly renowned  Speakers & Resource persons
·         Opportunity to interact with experts from the field of Linguistics & Literature
·         Panel Discussion on highly innovative topic
·         A Creative Session by renowned  authors
·         Workshops on innovative essential topics with very useful tips
·         Poster Making on Conference theme
·         Paper presentations
·         Acknowledgement to the best poster making
·         Certificate for every registered candidate who attend the conference    who present  papers, make posters  and those who conduct workshops.
·         No certificate in absentia. A candidate who has fulfilled all the formalities but couldn’t attend the conference due to some exigency can make a proxy present the paper with an authorization letter, and can avail the certificate. This concession is allowed only in genuine cases and the presentation should be carried out during the scheduled slot without causing any inconvenience.
·         Publication of the Conference Proceedings with ISBN code.
Submission of full paper/ proposal with abstract
December 15, 2015
Acceptance Notification deadline
December 20, 2015
Registration formalities deadline
December 31, 2015
Conference: LU, Faridabad
February 26-27, 2016

Arrangements can be made for accommodation in the campus as well as in hotels outside. Please contact Ms. Kirti Aggarwal at for all accommodation related queries. We have a limited number of rooms available in the hostel on sharing basis for Rs 500/- per day with breakfast & dinner.

One registration is applicable for two days. The registration fee includes conference kit, conference proceedings, scheduled local transportation, meals, refreshment, etc.

Early Bird (till 31 Dec 2015)
Late (After 31 Dec 2015
Participants from Academics and
R & D Institutions
UG/PG students and research scholars
To attend the Conference with only the Participation Certificate
Delegates from abroad
USD 50
USD 60
To submit your research paper contact  or
Please make your Registration fee payment through a DD taken in favour of Lingaya’s University payable at any bank in Delhi.
You are also welcome for online transfer by NEFT. The details are as follow-
Account Number: 670320110000188
IFC code: BKID 0006703
Bank of India, Nachauli Village, Faridabad.
·         Dr. Picheswar Gadde, CEO, Lingaya’s University
·         Dr.J.P.Gupta, Chancellor, Lingaya’s University
·         Dr. R.K.Chauhan, Vice Chancellor, Lingaya’s University

·          Dr. Ramaraju, Pro Vice Chancellor,R&D
Lingaya’s University
·          Dr. Usha Bande, Noted Indian author, Former Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, Retd. Principal, Govt. College, Arki.
·          Dr. Marzenna Jakubczak, Department of Philosophy and Sociology, Pedagogical University of Cracow, POLAND

·          Dr.Blanka Knotkova, Department of Asian Studies, Metropolitan University PragueDubecska 10, Praha 1, Czech Republic
·          Dr.Angella Ffrench,Director, South Asian Language Assessment Wing, Cambridge English, UK
·          Dr.Jaydeep Sarangee, Renowned Writer, Asso.Professor, S.C.B.College,Kolkotta, West Bengal
·          Dr. G.Baskaran, Noted Indian Author, Gandhigram Rural Institute [Deemed University] Gandhigram, Dindigul
·          Prof. (Dr). Vaishna Narang, Chairperson, Centre for Linguistics, School of Language, Literature & Culture Studiess, JNU,  Delhi
·          Prof. Avadhesh Kumar Singh, Director,School of Translation Studies & Training,Indira Gandhi National Open University,Maidan Garhi, New Delhi.
·          Dr. Simon Gautam, .Editor to Contributions to Nepalese &Asian Studies, CNAS/TU Bhaktapur Multiple Campus, TU, Kathmandu
·          Dr. S.Rajagopalan, Patron, ELTAI
·          Dr.Anita Bhela, Assoc.Professor, Delhi College of Arts &  Science, North Campus Delhi University
·          Prof. A.K..Nadir, Dean & Head, School of Electrical Engineering, Lingaya’s University
·          Mr. Dinesh Sadana, Administrator, Lingaya’s University
Prof. (Dr) Omana Antony
 Head, Dept. of English, Lingaya’s University
Phone: 08800536225

  1. Ms. Anita Shourie (9810394484)
  2. Ms .Kirti Aggarwal (9990469593)
  3. Dr.Swati Chauhan
  4. Mr.I.Pathak
  5. Dr.Shalini Sharma
  6. Ms.Sonali Gopal
  7. Ms.Renu Chaudhary
  8. Ms.Kiran Bala
  9. Ms.Sakshi Sharma
Lingaya’s University (erstwhile Lingaya's Institute of Management and Technology), Faridabad was established in 1998 under the aegis of ‘Lingaya's Jankalyan Shikshan Sanstha’, was established in the memory of the freedom fighter late Shri Gadde Lingaya. In the last 15 years of excellence, LU has been consistently ranked among the top institutions for higher education in the country. Today, LU is a Deemed University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956 and is widely recognized as a centre for excellence in the technological and management education, quality research and for its strong industry interface. The university is strategically located at Faridabad, in the National Capital Region (NCR).

The Dept. of English is the centre of excellence in imparting the most effective training in English communication for the students of Engineering, Management Studies, Computer Applications and Health Sciences. The Communication Skills incorporated with Soft Skill Training and Language Lab practice gives a new experience to the learner of English in this university. The Research wing of the dept. is becoming another attraction for aspiring research scholars of literature. The ongoing programmes on BA(Hons.), BA(General with English as the major) & MA English are added achievements of the department. The Department always looks forward to innovative and competitive activities that give maximum exposure and practical knowledge to upcoming professionals at Lingaya’s University.

Lingaya’s University

(Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956)
Nachauli, Old Faridabad-Jasana Road,
Faridabad 121002, Haryana
Ph: +91 (129) 3064-500 to 505; Fax: +91 9129) 2202-615,

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