Prof. Kotwal, Central University Jammu, delivers lecture at SMVDU

SMVDU 7th June, 18: Prof. DeepshikhaKotwal, Head, Department of English, Central University Jammu, delivered lectures on Intrinsic relationship between the writer and the writing during a two-week Summer School-cum-FDP wef 28 May-08 June, 2018 at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra. She began with introducing what writing is and why do writers feel the unsatiable need to write. She implored different reasons like egoistic, aesthetic, historical, political etc. behind a writers drive to frame a literary piece of writing. Prof. Kotwal focused on the significant contributions of a writer in the contemporary times who possess the ability to fill the canvas erased from the history with his writing. Further, Prof. Kotwal also deliberated on various challenges faced by the writer to compose an effective literary piece of which the biggest obstruction she concentrated on was how a writer should use the language. According to her, the art of employing an effective language attracts a reader and if a writes fails to achieve his readership, his writing becomes purposeless. The other challenges that she highlighted were the presence of insularity in the writing process, the inculcation of appropriate form and content, the consistence of language etc. Prof. DeepshikhaKotwal is a renowned academician who specializes in Gender and Womens Studies, Victorian fiction, Indian English Writing and New Literature. She has a teaching experience of more than 40 years with various research papers and articles to her credit.


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