Five-day Online FDP on Contemporary Visual Cultures: Diversifying Teaching and Research Practices

Organizer: School of Social Sciences and Humanities, VIT, AP

About the Faculty Development Programme

  • When: 14, 15, 17, 18 and 19 June, 2024
  • Mode: Virtual
  • Total Sessions: Seven
  • Registration Fee: 300/-
  • E Certificate will be Provided

Objectives of the FDP

This FDP aims to acquaint the participants with the theories and concepts of contemporary Visual Cultures. It intends to train the faculty in incorporating new methods and mechanisms of visual cultures in teaching and research. The FDP strives to enhance the academic skills of scholars and practitioners in bridging the gap between theory and practice through an interdisciplinary lens. It also endeavors to explore the techniques of managing diversity and inclusion in classrooms.

Resource Persons and Topics

Dr. Elizabeth Wijaya, June 14, 10am to 11am, Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto.

Session Title: To See, to Think, to Feel (and then to Read): Lessons learnt from Teaching Transnational Asian Cinemas.

Dr. Arka Chattopadhyay, June 14, 11am to 1 pm, Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Gandhinagar

Session Title: Cinema, Time, Mourning and Horror.

Dr. Ann Mary George, June 15, 10am to 12pm, Assistant Professor, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, VIT-AP University

Session Title: Visual Narratives and Cultural Discourse: Modern Approaches in Film Studies.

Dr. Sayendri Panchadhyayi, Ph.D., June 17, 10am to 12pm, Academic Associate, JAGSoM – Bangalore and Visiting faculty, Vijaybhoomi University, Mumbai

Session Title: Warp and Weft: Urban as the Visual Catalyst for ‘slow consumption.’

Dr. Irda Nalls, June 18, 10am to 12pm, Lecturer, School of Humanities at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Session Title: Inclusive Educational Approaches: Working with Diverse Students.

Dr. Adrene Freeda D’cruz, June 18, 2pm to 4pm, Assistant Professor, IISER Mohali

Session Title: Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp: A Journey from Silent to Sound.

Dr. Bibhuti Mary Kachhap, June 19, 10am to 12pm, Assistant professor at IIT Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

Session Title: Semiotic Significance: Theory and Practice of Visual Culture in Indian TV and Web series.

Registration Details

Registration Fee: INR 300/- for faculty, research scholars, and academicians.

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Last date for payment: 13.06.24


Faculty coordinators:

Dr Shubhra Ghoshal
Dr. Anindita Shome

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