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6th December Venue - K.R. Mangalam University

SOHS Successfully Organizes Guest Lecture on “Indian Writings in English”

School of Humanities at K R Mangalam University organized a guest lecture on ‘Indian Writing in English’ on 6th December 2021. It was held on the KRMU campus from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

The guest lecturer was Dr. Sapna Sharma, Assistant Professor at Amity Gurgaon. She has completed her Ph.D. in Post-feminism and her major interest areas include Feminism, Post-feminism, and Communication Skills.

The lecture was attended by 62 students from various programs. She meticulously explained how the Indian accent differs from other accents and how the Indian accent sounds funny to people from different origins. Further, she talked about Indian women writers of the 19th century and that other writers and society belittled them through their work by portraying them as "bechari". Also, the emergence of prose at the beginning of the 19th century was explained and how Prose was easy to use in the freedom movement, unlike stories. She discussed diaspora and popular fiction in detail too with a brief on how marketing was used to make money through sales of the fictional books. In all, it was an informative and enlightening lecture on Indian Writing in English.

KRMU students and faculty members were mesmerised by the guest lecture. It turned out to be an very interactive event where students shared their doubts and queries andn Dr. Sapna cleared them all in a very lucid and attractive way. Overall, the event was a huge success for SOHS and its students and a step ahead in the development of their future.