Staff Reporter

KANNUR: A seminar on `Modern trends in fiction' will be held here on Saturday under the auspices of Chinmaya Mission College.

The seminar will be inaugurated by Ekambaran, former Professor, Madras University, and Fulbright visiting Professor in the United States, a press release here said. As many as 12 papers will be presented by academics and research scholars, including C.P. Sivadas, former Head of the Department of English, Kannur University.

The topics of the papers that will be presented at the seminar include feminist reading of novels, discourse of novel, style and narrative, and theory and practice of fiction.

Dr. Ekambaran will deliver a talk on the `Dance of Shiva' at 3 p.m. on Friday at the college.