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International Seminar
Dr. P. Mannar Jawahar
Anna University on
Chennai – 600 025

Convener Humanistic Language

Dr. S. P. Dhanavel Literature Teaching
Professor and Head
Department of English
Anna University, Chennai - 25 18th & 19th February, 2011
Organizing Secretaries

Dr. S. Soundiraraj, Associate Professor

Dr. Veena Selvam, Assistant Professor

Organizing Committee

Dr. Premalatha Rajan, Professor

Dr. K. Elango, Professor
Dr. T. Shrimathy Venkatalakshmi,
Associate Professor Organized by
Mr. P. Sadagopan, Associate Professor Department of English
Dr. Stars Jasmine, Assistant Professor College of Engineering, Guindy
Dr. P. R. Sujatha Priyadharsini, ANNA UNIVERSITY
Assistant Professor CHENNAI – 600 025
Dates to Remember Tamilnadu, India
Last Date for
Abstract Submission : 15.11.2010
Intimation of Acceptance : 30.11.2010 Ph: 044 2235 8726 / 044 2235 8727
Last Date for receiving DD Email:
and Registration form : 15.12.2010
Theme of the Seminar Language for Media using technological aids like
In today’s teaching-learning environment, the Communication Laboratory and audio visual REGISTRATION FORM
learners as autonomous human beings with likes, aids. The department has also been conducting
dislikes, fears and expectations have taken centre training programs, workshops and seminars for International Seminar
stage with teaching approaches, methods and students and faculty members. Such programs on
materials being modified to suit them. suit the needs of the participants and benefit Humanistic Language
‘Humanism’ gives primacy to the individual’s them. and
thoughts, feelings and emotions. In the context of
language teaching and learning, this approach Call for papers Literature Teaching
(18th & 19th February, 2011)
considers the human being as the most significant Research papers are invited on any one of the
element in the teaching-learning process. In the given themes. Papers should be submitted in Name: _________________________________
words of Earl Stevick, “In a language course, accordance with the following guidelines.
success depends less on materials, techniques and 1. Full name as it should appear in certificate. Qualification: ___________________________
linguistic analyses, and more on what goes on 2. Designation & College Address with email.
inside and between the people in the classroom”. 3. Title of the paper. Designation: ____________________________
Humanism encompasses various areas of 4. Abstract (not more than 200 words)
teaching-learning and gives scope for serious 5. Full Paper typed in MS Word (double space, Teaching Experience (in years): _____________
discussions. This international seminar provides a 2000 words, MLA format).
forum for exploring humanism from various Hard copy of the paper along with abstract Institutional Address:
perspectives in the context of English Language should be sent in an envelope superscribed _______________________
Teaching. “Paper submission HLLT 2011” to “The _______________________________________
Convener, International Seminar HLLT 2011, _______________________________________
Objectives Department of English, Anna University,
 To explore the humanistic elements in Chennai-25”, before 15th Nov 2010. A soft copy
English language and literature teaching. of the abstract and paper should be sent by
 To redefine the roles of teachers, learners email to The Phone :_________________________________
and materials in Humanistic Language and Registration Fee of Rs.900/ per presenter - should
Literature Teaching. be paid by DD drawn in favour of The Director, Additional Contact Number:_________________
Thrust Areas CPDE, Anna University, Chennai 600 025.
1. Counseling and Learning International particiapts have to pay $250 in Email : _________________________________
2. Motivation (extrinsic and intrinsic) Indian Rupees towards registration fee on
3. Humor in the English classroom arrival. Title of the Paper:_________________________
4. Learner autonomy
5. Value-based teaching of English Travel and Accommodation:
6. Humane teaching and learning Participants are requested to make their own
7. Feedback strategies in learning English arrangements for travel and accommodation. Registration Fee of Rs.900/- Enclosed: Yes / No
8. Sustainable language teaching Accommodation can be availed at nominal
9. Mentoring for teachers of English charges from: DD. No., Date & Bank name:
10. Creative teaching of English 1. The World University Centre, No.18, Mayor _______________________________________
Ramanathan Salai, Chetpet, Chennai-600 031, _______________________________________
About the Department Ph. 28364422/28362251
The Department of English offers courses in 2. Adyar Guest House, No.19, L. B. Road,
Technical English, Communication Skills and Adyar, Chennai-600 020, Ph. 24914711 Date: Signature: