Department of English

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Created on Monday, 16 September 2013

Head of Department: Prof. Margaret L.Pachuau

(December 2016 to till date)

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About Us :

The Department of English was established in 1979 under NEHU Mizoram Campus. It was absorbed under Mizoram University on 2nd July 2001. The Department started M. Phil Course-work in 2008 and the Pre. Ph. D Course – work in 2010. A language laboratory has been set up in the Department of English as a joint facility for the School of Education & Humanities in 2010.

The Department of English is the only department within the university to be awarded the UGC-SAP. The thrust area of the UGC-SAP  DRS I was “ Emergent Literatures from North East India”(2011-2016) It  has now been upgraded to  UGC-SAP DRS II from the year 2016 with the thrust area on  “Situating the Mizo/Zohnahthlak in Mizoram and Manipur: A Study of the Historical and Socio-Cultural Processes of Emergent Identities from Orality to Writing”.

 

Aim/Objective/Vision:

The Department aims to provide and promote intellectual and scholarly investigation and guidance, seeking to explore areas of literary and cultural studies so that a vibrant and meaningful environment for academic interaction may be fostered.

Research Areas/Overview:

The Department has undertaken research in the field of literature in all its aspects through research undertaken as a Department, as well as by individual teachers and through the M/Phil and Ph.D programmes. It has also broadened its vision to explore related studies in the areas of Culture, Folk, and other Interdisciplinary approaches

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