Seminars, Conferences and Workshops organized by the

Dept of English



1.  Literary Translation: Problems and Prospects [23-25 March 2001]   

 2.      Creative Literature and Determinism [24-26 March 2003]

 3.      Postmodernism: Language and Literature [24-26 August 2004]

 4.      Postcolonial Studies: Issues and Challenges [26-28 September 2005]

 5.      Politics of Language and Literature [4-6 September 2006]

6.      The Impact of Cultural Globalization on Language and Literature Studies in India   

        [3-5 September 2007]

7.      Cultural Studies and Literary Discourse [16-18 March 2009]

8.      Postcolonial Theory and Literature: Changing Perspectives and Trends [20-22 October 2009]


9.      English Language and Literature in India: issues in Policy, Pedagogy and Research [14-16 March 2011


 10.  ELT-Workshops held, in collaboration with Cambridge University Press, for college/Higher Secondary teachers [40-50 teachers]


      I.            2-Day Grammar Workshop [4-5 August 2003]


      II.            3-Day Workshop on Speaking [20-22 September 2004]


      III.            3-Day ELT Workshop [25-27 August 2005]


      IV.            3-Day Workshop on Listening and Speaking 130 Aug-1 Sep 2006]


       V.            3-Day Workshop on Developing Accuracy in Speech [21-23 August 2007]


       VI.            3-Day ELT Workshop 120-22 November 2008]


      VII.            3-Day ELT Workshop [12-14 September 2009]



          Translating Post-Independence Kashmiri Poetry [23-26 March 2002]



National Seminar on “Women's Writing: Language, Literature and Theory”

21-23 March 2012



Three-day National Seminar on Literature and Ethics: Paradigms and Practice from 18th to 20th March, 2013.

Three-day Workshop on New Pedagogical Methods vis-a-vis English Grammar from

3rd September to 5th September, 2013.



  The Department held a Three Day National Seminar on Literature and the Sacred: Legacies, Issues and Path Ahead in the month of March from 17-19 March 2014.



Organised national seminars entitled Agha Shahid Ali: Tradition and Modernity. Sponsored by Dept of English, K U, 23-03-2015 to 25-03-2015

Organised national seminars entitled Revisitng Literary Classics in the Postmodern Secular World. Sponsored by Dept of English, K U, 21-10-2015 to 22-10-2015

Organised national workshops entitled ELT Workshop. Sponsored by Dept of English, K U in collaboration with Cambridge University Press, 01-12-2015 to 02-12-2015


Organised national workshops entitled Three Day Seminar/Workshop on Translation of Vernaculars into English. Sponsored by Department of English, 23-03-2016 to 25-03-2016


Organised national seminars entitled Historiographic Metafiction: Problematizing History and Redefining Fiction. Sponsored by Department of English University of Kashmir, 20-04-2017 to 22-04-


3 Day International Seminar on Literature and Environment The Promise of Ecological Criticism  conducted by the Dept. of English, University of Kashmir from 26 March 2018 - 28 March 2018


Publications of the Faculty

Major Research Project granted to Dr Mufti Mudasir by ICSSR in 2016 on Translation of Mahmud Gami's Poetry

Minor Research Project granted to Dr.Tasleem Ahmad War by UGC in 2013 on Translation of 20 Short Stories from Kashmiri to English

Postdoctoral Fellowship granted to Dr Mufti Mudasir in 2012-13 at Freie University, Berlin, Germany

One Month Postdoctoral Fellowship granted to Dr.Tasleem Ahmad War by OUCIP, Hyderabad, in 2012

UGC-Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship granted to Dr Tasleem Ahmad War, at Rice Unviersity, Houston, U.S.A in 2013-14

Prominent Academicians/Scientists/Personalities Who have Visited the Department

Placement of passout students