In the recent times, the horizons of English have expanded beyond the two realms of language and literature. The expansiveness of English as a language and literature has taken a giant leap into numerous scholastic aspects of real life, society and employment arena. This has necessitated English to take into its fold a host of management academics, social sciences, psychology, communication studies and several contemporary issues like nationalism, gender studies and social security. The rationale of the conference draws its relevance from the syllabi pattern of Bangalore University UG English texts that deal with the lessons on the above mentioned topics. This perspective offers inspiration to study various facets of English as a form of literature, language and its interconnectivity with several academic and non-academic subjects. In this direction, the conference intends to set the stage to deliberate upon multi-disciplinary utility of and approach to the study of English literature and language.About the College
Al-Ameen Arts, Science & Commerce College, which came into being in 1968, is the parent institution of Al- Ameen Educational Society catering to the educational needs of the have-nots of the society. The banner of Al-Ameen Educational Society hosts 170 educational institutions all over the country, starting from Nursery to Post Graduation Studies in various disciplines like engineering, pharmacy management, education, law including research facilities. Subscribing to the motto “Lord Give unto me Knowledge” it believes in holistic imparting of knowledge to the student community at large. The unbeatable track record of bagging athletic championship of Bangalore University for thirty consecutive years reflects on the comprehensives of the college. It is accredited with higher B grade by NAAC and is well poised to accomplish its vision through academic excellence. The College, affiliated to Bangalore University is centrally located in the heart of the city opposite to the expansive swathes of the famous Botanical Gardens of Lalbagh. The well-coordinated placement cell liaisons between the industry and the institution vis-à-vis the former’s employability demands and the latter’s reciprocation to it. Scores of students get benefited by campus placement drives organized by the cell.