Dept. of English and Culture Studies
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Year of Establishment: 1979
Year of First Intake of Student: 1979
The Department of English and Culture Studies wasestablished in 1979 under NEHU Mizoram Campus as Department of English. It was absorbed under Mizoram University on 2nd July 2001. The department has been conducting M.A. classes since its inception and Ph.D. Course-work since 2010.The nomenclature of the department was changed to Department of English and Culture Studies as per approval of Ministry of Education,Govt. of India and its subsequent publication in the Gazette of Indiaon 11th July 2022.
The department has been the only one under 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 was upgraded to UGC-SAP DRS II (2016-2020)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”.It has its thrust areas in literature, culture studies and translation.