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The Department of English, Nirmalagiri College organized a one week online International workshop on Academic Writing titled, “Bridging Gaps: An Introductory Academic Writing Workshop for International Students” from 18th to 22nd December 2023. Ms. Karen Mathew, an Academic specialist at Langley, British Columbia, Canada engaged the workshop for the students of the Department on various writing skills. The Workshop provided the students an overall idea regarding the difference in academic culture of Canada, specifically on academic integrity. The Instructor discussed the challenges that Indian students usually encounter in Canada, and suggested means to overcome it. On the whole, the Workshop turned out to be a fruitful one for those who have plans to study abroad.

The Department of English, Nirmalagiri College, organized one day International Colloquium on the topic "Traversing through Cultural Contours of Oman", on 13 December 2023 at Mini Auditorium. The event began at 1.30 PM with a spectacular traditional dance performance by the students of the Department. The dignitaries such as Dr. Pavithran Mavila(Director, Laureates English Institute, Iritty), Mr. Mustafa Mansoor Shambeh (Entrepreneur, Oman) and Mr. Abdulla Hamdan Ahammed (Entrepreneur, Oman) were the cynosure of the event. Their insightful thoughts revolved around the topics like Omani educational system, their cuisine, marriage and landscape. The presence of Sr. Sonia Philomena V A (HOD, Department of English), teachers and students of the Department added colour to the programme.

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IQAC Nirmalagiri College and Department of English jointly organising a National Webinar on "NEP 2020; Vision Plan for Emerging Education 4.0" on 31st October 2020 at 5pm.

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Department of English is conducting a certificate course in Film Appreciation in collaboration with Kerala State Chalachitra Academy and FIPRESCI. The inauguration of the course is on October 3, 2020 at 11 am via Zoom. All are invited.


Nirmalagiri Film Club in association with Department of English is organising a national webinar on 19th September 2020

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Department of English is organising a Webinar on " Poetry: The Aesthetic and Analytic Poles" on 17 August 2020 . Mr.Joby Joseph, Assistant Professor, Department of English, St, Thomas College, Palai will be the resource person of the event.

A Webinar series on "Positions, Identities and Ideas: Understanding Literary Theory" will be conducted by the Department of English in May 2020. Three sessions will be held as follows : Session 1 on 18 May 2020: "Introduction to Literary Theory" Session 2 on 23 May 2020: "Saussure and Structuralism" Session 3 on 27 May 2020: "Derrida & Deconstruction"

A One Day National Colloquium on Gender Inclusivity in India will be organized on 10 January 2020 by the Department of English at Mar Valloppilly Hall, Nirmalagiri College. Keynote address will be given by prominent transgender activist Sheetal Shyam followed by an interactive session of Sheetal Shyam in conversation with Mr. Joseph K.J

International Conference was held on 17-19 December 2019. Conference was inaugurated by Sri. Adoor Gopalakrishnan renowned filmmaker.