A two-day national conference on English language and literature called “Explorations in pedagogy, cognition and communication,” will be organised at Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) here on December 14 and 15. According to a release issued by the Manipal University here on Wednesday, Tirupathi Kumar, EFL-University, Hyderabad, and Sundar Sarukai, Professor at Manipal Centre for Humanities and European Studies, will deliver the plenary talks on “communication barriers”, and “relevance of philosophy of social sciences in language teaching,” respectively, on December 14.

Prasad Rao and Namratha will deliver plenary talks on “language in theatre”, and “language and creativity” respectively on December 15. Scholars and researchers may contact convener of the conference Tungesh G.M. (call 9900770771 or email: lbbconf.mit@ gmail.com) for participation.