SMVDU Katra: Two-Day National Workshop on ‘Stylistics and the Teaching of Literature’ was organized by School of Languages and Literature at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. The Workshop was inaugurated on 8th December, 2017. Prof. Rajnish Mishra from JNU Delhi graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the Inaugural Session. The Workshop had insightful conglomeration of thoughts by Prof. Anima Chakraverty, ELT expert and President Award winner for teaching method; Prof Veerendra Mishra from Bansathali Vidyapeth University and Dr. Garima Gupta from University of Jammu. Dr Garima Gupta chaired the valedictory session. The Resource Persons took their sessions on English Language Teaching; Indian Poetics, Austin’s Theory of Locution with respect to Stylistics and the Teaching of Literature. A written Quiz competition for the participants was conducted at the end of the sessions and cash prize of Rs 1000, Rs 700 and Rs 500 were awarded to the candidates. Ms Simran Preet Kaur and Dr Ranbir Kaur presented the report of the seminar and vote of thanks respectively.