International Conference gets underway in CLUJ

Jammu, January 28 (KNS): Department Linguistics & Literature, School of Humanities and Liberal Arts, Cluster University of Jammu in collaboration with CIIL Mysure organized a Three Day International Conference on “Language, Literature and Folklore” from 28th January 2023 to 30th January 2023 under the patronage of Professor Bechan Lal Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Cluster University  of Jammu . 

Padma Shree Jitendra Udhampuri was the Chief Guest of the event. The event commenced with an introductory address of Prof. Geetanjali A.  Rana Dean Humanities & Liberal Arts Cluster  University  of Jammu. She highlighted the importance of the conference and spoke about   the relevance of folklore  in terms of the traditional knowledge with special focus on mythological approach. Dr Reena Salaria HOD Dept. of Linguistics and Literature welcomed the august gathering .The keynote address was delivered by Professor S. Imtiaz Hasnain (Rtd Dean and Head, department  of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University whose  presentation was on the topic, "Language Literature  and Folklore: reflecting  the shared zones”. Dr. Sonal Kulkarni Joshi, HOD Linguistics Deccan College Pune, Prof.  Panchanan Mohanty, Former director CIIIL Mysuru, GLA University Mathura, Dr. Abhilasha Singh Dean & HOD English & Foreign languages INGTU will be the distinguished speakers in the subsequent plenary sessions to be conducted over the next two days. 

The chief guest of the occasion Padma Shree Jitender Udhampuri spoke about  the rich cultural heritage  of the Dogra's and their language. The Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Prof. Bechan Lal in  his address spoke about  the importance of language, literature and folklore in the present age and  also emphasized the need of organizing such programmes to increase  the knowledge about  the culture  and heritage amongst  the students  scholars and  the society at large. He congratulated the organizers for organizing such a great academic event. The conference will be conducted in blended mode with more than 300 participations wherein more than 60 are offline and more than 260 are online from more than 50 universities across India and abroad like JNU, AMU, BHU, IIT Kharagpur, IITkanpur, EPLU, ISI Kolkata Langasa Bagdad University.

The inaugural session was attended by Dr Jatinder Khajuria Registrar, CLUJ and presiding officer of the event, Dr. Naveen Anand Dean Academic Affairs  and  Chairperson, Prof. Prasnanshu, National Law University Delhi, Deans of various faculties of CLUJ and Principals of constituent colleges of CLUJ,  and Degree colleges of Jammu, delegates from Jk UT and outside. 

The proceedings of the programme was conducted by Miss Akanksha Sharma, faculty of department of Linguistics. Dr. Farooq Mir, faculty from the host department coordinated with all the participants for their presentation. The formal vote of thanks was presented by Dr Ravi Parihar from the Department of Linguistics.(KNS)

To Top