An Interdisciplinary Research Society


RSRI Conference on Contemporaneity of  Language and Literature in the Robotized Millennium
4th and 5th October 2019
Organized by
Department of English and other Foreign Languages, SRMIST
REST Society for Research International

Sub- themes:

  • Postmodernism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Diasporic Literature
  • Social relevance of literature
  • Challenges in teaching tech savvy generation
  • Technology as a tool in teaching English
  • English language teaching in a rural environment
  • English as a competent language for career
  • Global literature
  • Marginalization
  • Gender studies
  • Breaking the fourth wall street theatre, modern theatrical trends
  • Social impact of Tech-based education
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • German Language and Literature
  • Japanese as a Foreign Language

The themes are not limited to the topics given but are inclusive of the above-mentioned ones.

Submission Guidelines

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. the paper should be submitted through below easy chair link.

Easychair Link

All questions about submissions should be emailed to [email protected] or coordinators

Chief Patrons

Dr. T. R. PaariVendhar, Chancellor, SRMIST

Dr. R. ShivaKumar, Chairman, Ramapuram & Trichy Campuses, SRMIST

Mr. S. Niranjan, Co-Chairman, SRMIST

Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, Vice-Chancellor, SRMIST

Dr. N. Sethuraman, Registrar, SRMIST

Dr. Anjanapura V Raghu, President, RSRI Society


Dr. V. Subbiah Bharathi, Director, Ramapuram Campus.

Prof. Bhavna Sharma, Registrar, RSRI Society

Dr.  G. Selvakumar, Dean (E& T)

Dr. C. Sundar, Dean (S&H)

Dr. B. Venkatachalapathy, Dean Research

Dr. A. Saravanan, Dean Academic

Dr. K. N. Srinivas, Vice-Principal - Academic (E& T)

Dr. J. Jagadeesan, Vice Principal - Admin (E& T)

Dr. J. Dhillipan, Vice Principal – Admin (S&H)


Dr. V. Rema, Professor & Head, Department of English & Foreign Languages

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram Campus.


Dr. S. Savitha, Assistant Professor

Phone Number: 9994023163

E- mail: [email protected]

Mrs. S. Sylviya, Assistant Professor

Phone Number: 9944001212


Organizing  Committee

Ms. D. Theresa Lourdes Christi

Mrs. K. Srividyalakshmi

Ms. V. Bharathy

Dr. Walter Hugh Parker

Ms. V. Jayaparvati

Mrs. Diana Rachal

Mr. G. Ganesh

Dr. N. Raja

Dr. T. Thennavan

Dr. Nagamani

Mrs. Suneera Gladson

Mrs. V. Aarthi

Mrs. R. Arthi

Ms. Pritha Basu

Mr. Salam Barun Singh

Mr. P. Elango

Ms. R.  Nivedita

Ms. Afrin Khan

Mrs. S. Chidambara Rani

Ms. Ven Alagu Nivedha

Mr. Premraj

Mrs. K. Kavitha

Mrs. K. C. Mythili

Mr. Chinmoy Pritam Muduli

Ms. S. Davina

Mrs. A. Asha Manorah Jenefer

Dr. A. R. Bharatha Raja

Keynote Speakers

Dr. T. Shrimathy Venkatalakshmi,
Professor, Department of English, Anna University,
Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. Swayam Prabha Satpathy,
Professor, Siksha O Anusandhan University,
Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

Technical Committee

Dr. Abdelkader Ben Rhit, Assistant Professor, Arab Open University, Oman
Dr. Prudhvi. R. Duddu, Assistant Professor, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Dushyant Batukdas Nimavat, Associate Professor, School of Languages, Gujarat University, Gujarat, India.
Dr. T. Deivasigamani, Associate Professor, Department of English, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. Nikhil Joshi, Assistant Professor, Department of English, BACA, Anand, Gujarat, India.
Dr. Shivani Vashist, Associate Professor, Department of English, Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad.
Dr. S. Mohan, Associate Professor, Department of English, Kalasalingam University, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu.
Dr. Vitthal Parab, Associate Professor, Department of English, K.M. Agrawal College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai.
Dr. V. Sunitha, Senior Asst Professor, Department of English, VIT, Vellore.
Dr.M. Prabhadevi, Asst.Professor in Government Arts and Science College, Perumbakkam, Chennai.
Prof. Dhanappa M Metri, Head, Department of English, Solapur, Maharashtra.
Dr. T. Saranya, Associate Professor, Department of English, Rathinam College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.
Dr. Vinod Zalte, Assistant Professor, Dept of English, Smt. P. N. Doshi women's college, Mumbai.
Dr. G. Shankar, Asst Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India.
Dr. T. S. Varadharajan, Asst Professor, Department of English, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, India.
Dr. V. Rajasekaran, Asst Professor, Department of English, VIT( Chennai Campus), Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. Ratnaprava Parija, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Aryan Institute of Engg and Tech. Khorda, Orissa.
Dr. Rohidas Nitonde, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Shri Shivaji College, Wardha, Maharashtra.
Dr. Ghulam Mohammad Khan, Assistant Professor, Department of English, GCET, Kashmir.
Dr. B. Winmayil, Assistant Professor, Department of English,V. V. Vaanniaperumal College for women, Virudhunagar.

Advisory Committee

Dr. M. Maniruzzaman, Professor, Department of English, Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Dr. Harith Turki, Associate Professor, Modern English Drama, Karabuk University, Turkey.
Dr. Fadwa AbdelRahman, Professor, Department of English, Ain-Shams University, Egypt.
Dr. Mina Asadolahzadeh, professor, Department of English, University of Applied Science and Technology, Iran.
Dr. Onkar Nath Upadhyay, Professor, Department of English, University of Lucknow, Lucknow.
Dr. Prakash Pradhan, Professor, Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, U.P.
Dr. Prasanta Das, Professor, Department of English, Tezpur University, Assam.
Dr. Ram Chandra kalluri, Professor, Department of English, VR Siddhartha Engg College, Vijayawada.
Dr. M. Shanmugathai, Professor, Department of English, Sri Sai Ram Engg College, Chennai.
Dr. Muthuraman, Professor, Department of English, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. Leelavathi Muthusamy, Professor, Department of English, LRG Govt Arts College, Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. M. Ilankumaran, Professor & Research (English), Noorul Islam University, Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. Palaniappan Angamuthu, Professor, Department of English, KS Rangasamy College of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India.
Dr. Bhagwan Jadhav, Professor, Dept of English, Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Aurangabad.
Dr. Samarendra Mohapatra, Reader in English, Jatni College,  Jatani, Odisha


SRM Institute of Science & Technology, Ramapuram Campus,

Chennai, India.


All the papers submitted and accepted by this conference will be published as a book chapter with ISBN: 978-81-936097-3-6  by REST Publisher, India. Selected papers from the conference will be published in Scopus indexed journal.

Important Dates

Last Date for Submission: 30th  August 2019- 20th September 2019
Intimation of Acceptance: 20th September 2019
Last Date for Registration: 25th September 2019



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About the Institution

SRM Institute of Science & Technology is one of the top-ranking private institutions, offering a wide range of Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral program in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science and Humanities.  Faculty from abroad, flexible and dynamic curriculum, exciting research and global connections are the features that set SRM apart.  Students have a wide choice of cutting edge programs including Computing Technology and embedded systems.  Most of the courses are offered in close collaboration with various universities abroad.  Ramapuram Campus is in the heart of the city which is in close proximity to industrial fields and commercial hotspots.  It has various student committees, forums, and clubs which aim at honing their overall skills and providing them multidimensional opportunities.

About the Department

The Department of English, established in the year 2004, was later extended to include other foreign languages such as French, Japanese, and German. The department envisions molding every student to reach a level of fluency in English which is adequate enough to meet out the global standards needed for coveted assignments.  The I year B.Tech students have Technical English, Value Education and Constitution of India as a part of the curriculum. They have the unique opportunity of learning any one of the foreign languages, a rare privilege endowed on the students of SRMIST alone. This gives the students the right exposure to meet industry demand, especially in multi-national companies. B.A.English is one of the most sought after courses in today’s globalized arena. It is imperative for every student to equip himself with good communicative skills and good knowledge of the world of literature. The subject inculcates humaneness in the minds of the youth and makes him a creative being in this mundane world. The Faculty members are devoted to the preparation of students to help them gracefully step into the job scenario. The Foreign Language staff have expertise in their languages and are infrequent interaction with the experts at the respective language schools in the city like ABK AOTS DOSOKAI, Goethe Institute and Alliance Francaise. The Department lends its help and support in organizing several events and activities on the campus. The staff members act as counselors to the needy students. All activities organized by the department are student-centric and student-oriented.

About RSRI

REST Society for Research International (RSRI) is an independent, private, non-profit, interdisciplinary, professional research society. RSRI is functioned by a group of researchers in various areas of specializations across the world. This society recognizes the research contributions through the various distinguished awards and publications in association with one of its initiative “REST publisher”, which publishes various research journals and books. This research society is sponsored by REST Trust, which is registered under the Government of India with vide number 43/2009 in the year of 2009. In continuation of the various research responsibilities, we are conducting various competitions like Unmanned Aerial Vehicles competition, Best Manager competition, structural design competition, etc. for undergraduate and postgraduate students all around the world to enhance their creativity and technical skills, which leads to innovation and product development.

About the Conference

The aim of the conference is to provide opportunities to researchers and academicians to exchange views and opinions and learn new information and trends in teaching students of language and literature.  It is a platform to present research papers that helps to improve one’s work by getting feedback from experts in the field.  It is an opportunity to connect with academicians nationwide, and strengthen their research field with innovative approaches and have a wider network with peers and renew motivation and confidence.