SMVDU Katra. Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Faculty, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, delivered an invited talk on “Interpreting Literary Text: Application of Linguistics to Literary Analysis” in a seven-day Mentorship Programme for Faculty Development, organized by Jaipur National University. The programme received a huge participation from 23 countries.
Dr. Dwivedi talked about how the knowledge of linguistics is useful in interpreting a literary text. He also discussed how one can read critically, and what is the role of context in literary analysis. Dr. Dwivedi’s talk was followed up by a Q&P session, in which the participants clarified their doubts. Prof. KK Gautam, Convener of the Programme, thanked Dr. Dwivedi for sharing his knowledge. Dr. Rana Zaidi, Co-convener, expressed that Dr. Dwivedi’s session was not only informative and knowledgeable, but it will also motivate young teachers.