SMVDU Katra, 25th Sept,18. Following the Rigvedic hymns stating let noble thoughts come to us from every side, the School of Languages & Literature at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University today started a four-day lecture series (25th-29thSept.,18) where Dr. N. D. R. Chandra, Professor, Central University, Nagaland and Adjunct Professor, School of Languages & Literature, SMVDU will address the SMVDU students. Notably, Prof. Chandra also served two times as the Vice-Chancellor, Bastar University, Chhattisgarh. The eminent professor will deliver lectures on various literary themes, including Tradition & Individual Talent; Poststructuralism; Eco-criticism; Death of the Author; Sign, Structure and Play; Intention and Affective Fallacy; and Structuralism during his stay on campus, as reported Dr. Amitabh VikramDwivedi, Head, School of Languages & Literature. Significantly, the esteemed professor has authored many academic books and articles on literary theory & criticism, and this lecture series will be immensely helpful for the students and research scholars of the department. Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice-Chancellor, emphasised that such lecture series should be organised often, and it should become a regular feature of each school.