The Department of English at SRM University-AP invites you to an engaging webinar on November 26, 2021, at 11.00 am. Mr Jairam Ramesh, Member of Parliament representing the state of Andhra Pradesh, will be the guest speaker of the day.
Writing is a process of pain and pleasure. Every writer approaches, experiences, and survives it in a unique way. In this talk and interaction, Mr Jairam Ramesh would share his idea and process of writing. His talk would be followed by an interaction about his latest book The Light of Asia: The Poem That Defined The Buddha (Penguin, 2021). The talk is intended to be a part of the Department’s larger initiative to organise interactions around “Language and Society” to address all kinds of conversations about language, communication, writing, speaking, thinking, and at a deeper level, about connecting with others.
About the Speaker:
Jairam Ramesh is presently a Member of Parliament and Chairman of Parliament’s Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change. He was Union Minister between 2006 and 2014 and held several portfolios including Commerce, Power, Environment and Forests, Drinking Water and Sanitation and Rural Development. He played a key role in global climate change negotiations in 2009 and 2010. He is also the author of several well-known books some of which are Green Signals: Ecology, Growth and Democracy in India, Old History, New Geography: Bifurcating Andhra Pradesh, To the Brink and Back: India’s 1991 Story, Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature, Intertwined Lives: PN Haksar and Indira Gandhi, A Chequered Brilliance: The Many Lives of V.K. Krishna Menon and The Light of Asia: The Poem that defined the Buddha.
We encourage you to make use of this exclusive opportunity to interact with Mr Jairam Ramesh and understand the nuances of the writing process on November 26, 2021, at 11.00 am.
Humanities is the discipline that studies languages, histories and cultures. The BA English course at SRM University-AP offers students knowledge of the language and develops in them skills that foster their career paths. Dr Srabani Basu, Associate Professor and Head of the Department of English and Dr Ram Kulesh Thakur, Assistant Professor in the Department will explicate the course curriculum, subjects, scope, specialisation, and available job avenues of BA English course in a virtual session titled “Humanities lead to different career avenues” on July 13, 2021, at 4.00 pm.
Students pursuing BA English at SRM-AP develop an insight into the culture of the English-Speaking communities across the world. This three-year undergraduate course intends to help students comprehend the significance of Indian and world literature. The programme puts equal emphasis on classroom lectures, practical job-oriented electives, publishing research papers, internships etc. After earning a bachelor’s degree in English, you can work as a writer, academic, journalist, in advertising, publishing, public relations, television, or in the film industry, among other professions.
SRM University-AP aims to produce graduates who are skilled and wield opportunities in the competitive world. If you desire to pursue BA in English from SRM University-AP, attend this exclusive webinar titled “Humanities lead to different career avenues” on July 13, 2021, at 4.00 pm.