National Student Conference on Nobel Connect: Redefining the World through Literature

Organizer: Postgraduate & Research Department of English, CHEVALIER T. THOMAS ELIZABETH COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, Perambur, Chennai- Affiliated to the University of Madras and Re-Accredited by NAAC with Grade ‘A”-Website:

  • When: January 10, 2024
  • No Registration Fees
  • Mode: Offline and Online
  • Open to students from all disciplines
  • Online presentation is made possible for participants

Literature serves as a platform for writers to critique or reflect on the world and its cultural, societal, and political issues. The Nobel Prize in Literature recognizes writers who have made significant contributions to literature, foregrounding important themes that resonate with readers across the globe. Literature was the fourth prize area mentioned in Alfred Nobel’s will and is awarded annually to “the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction” ( There have been 116 Literature awards and 120 Literature laureates.

The works chosen for the Nobel Prize in Literature have varied widely, reflecting the diversity of human experience and cultural perspectives. Literary writers from various regions and backgrounds embody their work with characteristics that explore and celebrate their cultural heritage from which new writings constantly evolve. A few delve into philosophical themes, while others explore the intricacies of human emotions and relationships. Some authors use their works to examine historical events or societal changes, offering insights into the past and its impact on the present.

Nobel Prize winners are chosen for one remarkable work of an author or for their entire oeuvre. It cannot be denied that the role of the publishing industry and geo-politics play a crucial role in shaping the literary landscape and the selection of books for literary awards, including the Nobel Prize in Literature. Nevertheless, all the Nobel Laureates have through their works contributed to the transformative effect in redefining the world.

  • To draw the students to reading the outstanding works of Nobel Prize winning World writers in depth and with intensity
  • To make aware among the young minds the contribution of the Nobel Laureates in Literature and discuss the impact of their works on humankind

Students are encouraged to choose any Nobel Prize winning work/s or author and present a detailed research paper with emphasis both on the nature of work and its contribution towards redefining the world.

  • Abstract must contain the name of the student, complete college address, email id and mobile number
  • Abstract should be in Times New Roman, 12 point and 1.5 spacing,
  • with a maximum length of 250 words and a list of 5 Key Words
  • Full paper should not exceed 4000 words, with 9th Edition MLA Style sheet formatting
  • The presentation should be within 5-7 minutes with an optional power point presentation
  • Further details will be conveyed via individual email Student participants may join the WhatsApp group to receive the updates

Abstract should be submitted via email to by December 15,2023
Abstracts and full paper can be sent via email to by January 3, 2024

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