12th March SMVDU Katra. Mrs. Bhushan Sharma, Ph. D. student at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, presented her paper entitled, “Kandaswamy’s Poetry: Choosing the Margin as Space of Radical Openness” while participating in the three-day international conference, ‘MELOW-2018’. More than 200 delegates across the country participated in the Conference and where around 120 research papers were presented. The conference was organized at the Central University of Himachal Pradesh (CUHP) on March 11, 2018. The delegates from abroad and across the country presented their papers and held discussions on issues pertaining to Space, Place and Landscape in Literatures of the World. The scholars focused on diverse concepts and approaches related to the core theme. Mrs. Bhushan Sharma is pursuing her research in School of Literature and Languages, at SMVD University under the supervision of Dr. Anurag Kumar, in the area of Dalit studies.