KU-CHEM 2019

Chief Patrons

Dr. Rajeev Kumar
Chairman, Kalinga University
Naya Raipur (CG)

Dr. Sandeep Arora
Chancellor, Kalinga University
Naya Raipur (CG)


Dr. R. Shridhar
Vice Chancellor, Kalinga University
Naya Raipur (CG)

Dr. Sandeep Gandhi
Registrar, Kalinga University
Naya Raipur (CG)


Dr. M.S. Mishra
HOD, Faculty of Arts and Humanities,
Kalinga University


Dr. Ajay Shukla
Dr. Shilpi Bhattacharya
Mr. Vijay Anand

Organizing Committee

Dr. A. Rajshekhar
Dr. Debahuti Panigrahi Dr. Anita Samal Mr. Vijay Bhushan Mr. Amit Chaturvedi Mr. A.K. Kaul Mr. Chandan Rajput Mr. Gulshan Kumar Ms. Anurima Das Ms. Khushboo Singh Ms. Avinash Kaur


Accommodation facility is available on first come first serve basis on payment basis. For more details please contact our
Co-convener Mr. Vijay Anand-9294771272


All accepted papers of the conference will be published in the University Journal.

Travel Arrangements:

Participants are requested to make their own arrangements to reserve their air/ train tickets in advance and also inform their travel plan to the Convener one week before the date of the conference.

Address for Correspondence:

Kalinga University, Kotni, Near Mantralaya, Naya Raipur (CG)492101
Dr. M. S. Mishra (Convener)
Contact : +91-7024133414
Email Id : [email protected]
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Kalinga University, Raipur has emerged as a centre of excellence of higher education in Central India. Strategically located in the Smart City of New Raipur, this University has started carving a niche for itself in the education domain and is rising as a shining star on the horizon of quality education. A centre for Doctoral Research Programs in various fields. Currently the University is serving the student community through 13 schools offering Diploma, UG, PG, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs namely Engineering, Law, Pharmacy, Arts & Humanities, Science, Commerce & Management, Biotechnology, Information Technology, Library Science, Fashion Design, Interior Design and Journalism & Mass Communication. All schools are headed by senior professors having excellent academic credentials and experience of teaching, publications and research.

About Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities was established in the year 2013. It encompasses the departments like English, Hindi, Sociology, Geography, Political Science, Economics, History, Psychology and Mass Communication. The Faculty of Arts and Humanities offers under-graduate, post-graduate, M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes in all the departments

About the Conference

The main objective of this conference is to include the discussion of self as depicted in the media, nexus of contradictory ideologies, intersectional representations, displacement, virtual selves, performance and such other negotiations. The conference will consider a deeper understanding and discussion on introspecting the self and concern of identity. The Research Papers closely associated with the theme and the sub-themes are hereby invited to be presented in the conference.

About the Theme

This conference will identify the issues to introspect the self in flux, the self in search of identity, in transformation or the self which is in process. The word flux is introduced to encourage the flow between disciplines and to promote discussion on transformative process. The theme of the conference thus focuses upon the process of joining via the agent flux thereby thinking of identity formation and introspecting various literary forms. Thus, the conference revolves around the representation of self and visual sovereignty

Sub- themes

Film and Fiction Visual Sovereignty
Self in Premodern and Precolonial Contexts Multiculturalism-National and Transnational Identity
Visuality Sutures Comparative Cognition
Adaptation and Imitation Self in Displacement
Self in Cultural Studies West and the Rest
Self in Religious Studies Self in Sexuality Studies
Virtual Selves and Performance Self as Intersectional Representations
Aesthetic and Theory of Comparative Study Self as Nexus of Contradictory Ideologies

Eminent Speakers

Dr. Tapas Mukherjee, Govt. College, Bori, Chhattisgarh (Key Note Speaker)
Dr. S. P. Dhanawel, Prof. ,IIT Madras (Resource Person)
Dr. Jaya Tiwari, Prof. ,Govt. D.B. Girls’ P.G. College, Chhattisgarh (Resource Person)
Dr. Karthik Panikker, J.M. Patel College, Bhandara, Maharashtra (Resource Person)


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