About the Conference:
The 2-day International Interdisciplinary Conference on “Narratives, Self and Identities: Traditions and Innovations” will be held on 30th and 31st August 2021 virtually on MS Teams platform. The conference focuses on the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary area of narrative studies. Narratives are analyzed in different disciplines and various disciplines borrow concepts and methodologies from each other. The conference aims to explore the inter-connected areas of memory, self, and identity and their relationship with collective (public) and individual (private/ personal) narratives. The conference would also focus on the various aspects of ideology, memory, myth, situation, audience, nation, etc. to discuss the construction of narratives in various contexts – social, psychological, political, historical, and many more. 

Call for Papers: Original and unpublished research papers are invited for presentation in the multi-disciplinary areas related to the conference theme on the following topics (but not restricted to):

  • Gender narratives                                 
  • Popular Culture in New Media/ Literature
  • Construction of Narratives and OTT Platforms
  • Visual Narratives
  • The Narrative Art and Cinema
  • Digital Humanities and the role of Narratives
  • Cross Cultural Narratives and Globalization
  • Cyber Culture, Cyber Activism, Online Movements
  • Subaltern narratives
  • Indigenous/ Folk/ Oral narratives
  • Crime and thriller narratives
  • War, Violence and Trauma Narratives
  • Tourism and Travel narratives
  • Political Narratives
  • English Language Teaching – Recent Trends and Developments
  • Mental Health across life-span
  • Human Cognition
  • Society, Culture and Psyche
  • Positive Psychology
  • New Age Psychotherapy
  • Organization, Work and Leisure
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Pandemic/ Post-Pandemic Narratives 
  • Registration Details:

Paper Presenters (Teachers/ Research Scholars/ Students) – INR 500
Participants (non paper presenters) – INR 100

* Use any one of the links given below to register for the event and pay the registration fees:

*E-Certificate of presentation/ participation will be given to all those who register.
*In case of co-authored papers, all authors must register individually by paying the registration fees. E-Certificate of presentation will be given to all the authors separately.
* Registration fees includes participating and listening to all the sessions; e-certificate; and electronic copy of Conference Proceedings with ISBN.

Important Dates:
Submission of Full Paper – 20th July 2021
Notification of Acceptance – 25th July 2021
Last Date of Registration and payment of fees – 1st August 2021

*Submission of abstract separately is not required.

The conference paper, not exceeding 3000 words, should be submitted as per the latest MLA specifications in MS Word document as an email attachment only. Further, the paper should contain the full name/s of the author/s, designation, institutional affiliation, email ID and contact number. A maximum number of three co-authors per paper will be allowed. All the submitted papers will be sent for peer review and plagiarism check and the author/s will be notified the outcome of the review process. Papers should be mailed only to revaispellconf2021@reva.edu.in within 20th July 2021. Papers sent to any other email IDs and after the last date will not be accepted. 
All accepted papers for presentation will be published in a Conference Proceedings with ISBN and electronic copy of the same will be given to all the authors. Selected papers will be published in UGC CARE List/ Scopus/ Web of Science journal with extra publication charges.

Contact Details:
Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury                                                       Dr. G.A. Ghanshyam
Professor & Director                                                                  Professor of English
SoAHSS                                                                                    Directorate of Higher Education
REVA University                                                                        Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Mob: +91 73497 97242                                                             Mob: +91 94255 36525