TWO-DAY INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR
31 January, 01 February 2013
ELT in the Context of a Globalised World
MADRAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Autonomous)
CHENNAI – 600059
PG & Research Dept of English
PG & Research Dept of English
MADRAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
CHENNAI – 600 059
CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers are invited from teacher delegates, PhD and MPhil Scholars, related to, but need not be limited to, the following themes/sub-themes.
The Rise of English
v Linking Cultures and Nations
v Teaching English in Diverse Contexts
v English as a Political site – hierarchy, cultural hegemony, literary texts
v Adapting to Expanding Horizons
v Opportunities and Constraints
v English for the Market – The Publisher’s Angle
v English: The Language of Diplomacy
v Local and international language –
v Business, politics, media
v Lingua franca: Issues and conflicts
v Language of the Internet
The Making of Modern-day English
v Inter-lingual Influence
v Translation/Translation studies
The Future of English
v The Anglophone World
v South and South East Asia
v Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts
The format of the paper is MS WORD font size 12, Times New Roman, Spacing 1.5. The paper presenters are requested to send a soft copy of their paper by e-mail to:
IMPORTANT DATES: Last Date to send in Abstracts and DD: 10 December 2012
Last Date for Intimation of selected Papers:
15 December 2012
Last Date to send in the Full Paper:
30 December 2012
PUBLICATION OF SEMINAR PAPERS:
All articles selected for presentation, will be published in a book with ISBN, which will be released on the second day of the Seminar.
REGISTRATION FEE: Rs.1500/-
(Includes lunch, refreshments, and a copy of the book with ISBN containing select articles)
DD should be drawn in favour of The Bursar, Madras Christian College, payable at Tambaram.
Papers received without DD will not be considered. Co-authors also have to pay the Registration fee.
HOW TO REACH THE VENUE:
Tambaram is well connected by both road and rail. Weather will be warm in the month of January, in Chennai. Situated 13 kms from the Chennai International Airport, the College is located very close to the Tambaram Railway Station, which is the third largest railway station in Chennai.
BY TRAIN: Delegates arriving at Chennai Central, can take the subway to the suburban station (Park Station) which is located just a stone’s throw away from Chennai Central Station. From Park Station, all suburban trains reach Tambaram Railway Station, and the distance is 14.8 miles, or 45 minutes of train travel by the local train. Local trains shuttle between Park and Tambaram every five minutes.
BY BUS: From Chennai Central to Tambaram, the following Bus Routes are available: 1. Route 18-A [ Broadway to Tambaram] 2. Route 21-G [ Highcourt to Tambaram] There is a bus stop for these routes just outside Chennai Central and also close to the General Hospital gate. A/C buses are also available once in every 30 minutes from Chennai Central to Tambaram.
BY AIR: Taxi services/Suburban Train services/Bus services are available from the International Airport. However, if delegates can inform the organizers about their time of arrival, the organizers will send in Usherers/Volunteers to receive them at the Airport.
CONTACT: For all enquiries/assistance regarding travel, tourism/sight-seeing/ accommodation, etc. please free to contact our Volunteers Mr. Dhanasekar at 09345160159And Mr. Gladwin at 09962997497