28 - 30 NOVEMBER, 2017

 @ Seminar Hall, University College, Thiruvananthapuram            

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Day 1: Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Inaugural Session [ 10.30 AM – 12.00 AM]

Welcome                     : Dr. N. Shamnad  (HOD Arabic, University College)

Chair                           : Prof. G. Santhosh Kumar (Principal, University College)

Inauguration               :  Smt. M. S. Jaya IAS (Director, Collegiate Education)

Chief Guest                 : Dr. A. B. Moideen Kutty (Director, Minority Welfare Affairs)

Key Note Address      : Dr. Husain Madavur (Secretary General, League of Indo-Arab Cultural Relations)

Felicitations                 : 

  • Dr. P. Rajesh Kumar (Member Syndicate, University of Kerala)

  • Dr. S. Babu (Gen. Convenor, 150th Anniversary Celebrations Committee, Univ. College)

  • Dr. A. S. Thajudeen (Head, Department of Arabic, University of Kerala)

  • Sri.Nithin (Arts Club Secretary, College Union, University College


Academic Session I [ 12.00 AM01.30 PM]

Paper Presentations

  1. Tirukkural in Malayalam Reading:

          -          Smt. Baby Shakila, Head, Department of Tamil, University College  

  1. Malayalam Translations of Arabic Poetry

         -          Sri. Shiju Khan J.S., Research Scholar, Dept. of Malayalam, Univ. of Kerala

  1. Dubbing: Foreignisation in Film Translation

        -          Dr. Deepa Prasad & Smt. Soumya S., Department of English, University College

Vote of Thanks           : Dr. K. Mohammed Ali Askar, (Coordinator, Department of Arabic)


Open Forum of Translators [ 02.30 PM05.30 PM]


Welcome                     : Sri. Ismail Kunju J. (Department of Arabic)

Moderator                   : Dr. T. K. Santhosh Kumar (Head, Department of Malayalam & Mass Communication, St. Xavier’s College, Tumba)

Participants                 :           Sri. B. Murali

Dr. Muthulakshmi

Sri. Ajeer Kutty

Dr. R. Raman Nair

Ms. Malavika Thambi

Vote of Thanks           : Ms. Mitha Madhu (Department of Arabic)


Day 2: Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Academic Session II [ 10.00 AM01.30 PM]


Chair                           : Dr. E. Abdul Latheef (Department of Arabic)

Welcome                     : Sri. Anvar Koyamburavan  (Department of Arabic)

Paper Presentations

1.      Arabic Translations of Malayalam Literary Works:

-          Sri. Ismail Mujaddidi, Research Scholar, Department of Arabic, Calicut University

2.      Arab Rural life in Malayalam Novel “Sahra”

-          Sri. A. Muhammed Shah, Asst. Prof., Department of Arabic, Govt. Arts College

3.      Translation Theories

-          Dr. Ali Noufal, Head, Department of Arabic, Farook College, Calicut

4.      P. Mohammed Moideen and Qur’an Translation

-          Sri. Ajeer Kutty

5.      Translation in Arab Newspapers

-          Dr. Muhammed Shafi, Lecturer, Department of Arabic, University of Kerala

6.      Orientalist Approach to Qur’an Translation

-          Smt. Harsha Ikhlas, Research Scholar, Department of Arabic, University College

7.      Arabic Literature in Malayalam Translation

-          Sri. Muhammed Aslam, Research Scholar, JNU, New Delhi

Vote of Thanks           : Smt. Hazeena J. (Research Scholar, Department of Arabic)


Academic Session III [ 02.30 AM06.30 PM]


Chair                    : Dr. B. Kerala Varma (Asst. Prof., Dept.of English, Govt. College, Kottayam)

Welcome              : Sri. Shafi T.  (Department of Arabic)

Paper Presentations

1.      Tamil-Malayalam-English Translations

-          Prof. Kanchana, Member, Governing Body, Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai

2.      Difficulties faced by the Tribal students in their study through a second language

-          Smt. Shanida KP, Teacher, Govt. Tribal Higher Secondary School, Attappadi

3.      Translations of Kalidasa’s Mekhasandesham

-          Dr. Anand Dilip Raj, Asst. Prof., Department of Sanskrit, University College 

4.      Indigenous Plants Knowledge Conservation: a Botanical Perspective

-          Dr. TS Preetha, Asst. Prof., Department of Botany, University College 

5.      Parody and Translation

-          Dr. E. Banergy, Asst. Prof., Department of Malayalam, University College 

6.      Translation of Vaikkom Muhammed Basheer by R.E. Asher

-          Dr. Kumar J., Asst. Prof., Department of Malayalam, University College 

Vote of Thanks           : Sri. Ashik Shajahan, Department of Arabic


Day 3: Thursday, 30 November 2017

Workshop Session on Business Translation [ 10.30 AM01.30 PM]


Chair                           : Sri. Anvar Koyamburavan  (Department of Arabic)

Welcome                     : Dr. P. Muhammad Bava  (Department of Arabic)

Workshop lead by Sri. Abdul Rahman K. (Director, Academia, Farook College, Calicut 

Vote of Thanks           : Sri. Sakker Nellikkunnummal, Department of Arabic


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