The English Association (TEA)
The English Association (TEA) of the Department of English released Eclectic Representations Vol. 2. Issue 1 [Peer-reviewed Biannual Journal] andCornucopia: Vol. 3 [Satura Lanx: Fruition of Artistic Dreams] on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 in the Anderson Hall. Mr. T. Radhakrishnan, IPS., Addl. Director General of Police, Chennai, Govt. of Tamil Nadu delivered the key-note address and released the Journal. Dr. S. Armstrong, Head, Department of English, University of Madras, Dr. R. W. Alexander Jesudasan, Principal, and Mr. C. Sundaraj, Bursar, were present at the occasion.
The department of Political Science conducted its Christmas celebration program for the year 2011, at the St Thomas's Hall indoor auditorium on 8 November 2011.
Rev. C.S.E. Ross, Director, Institute for Advanced Christian Studies, MCC, was there to share the word of God and the students put on a fabulous performance of music and song.
The Department of Social Work (Self Financed Stream) is organizing ‘UDHAYAM 2011’, the annual fest of the department on the theme ‘Protect Children, Prevent child abuse, Protect child rights’ on 29 & 30 November 2011. Ms. A Glory Gunaseeli, Superintendent of Government Children’s Home was the Chief Guest.
Various inter-collegiate and school level competitions and events are organized as part of the event. This includes paper presentation, photography, street theatre, mime, debate, music, elocution, and essay writing.
The campaign included Guest Lectures, Billboard Campaign, Photography Exhibition, Sapling Donation program, Play (Theater / Dramatics), Tree Walk, Documentary Screening, Puppetry and origami Workshops (For School students), Cycle Rally etc. more
Prof. ECG Sudarshan delivered the inaugural talk, “Beyond the light barrier”, at the ‘Apple Tree’ Lecture Series in Madras Christian College. The inter-collegiate lectures were arranged by the students of the Department of Physics in celebration of the 175th year of MCC. Several lectures by eminent Professors from IMSc, IIT and SRM Univeristy were scheduled over a period of two days.
Department of Philosophy organized "Dr. Michael C. Lockwood Endowment Lecture" on 26 August 2011, at 10.00 a.m. in the Centre for Media Studies.
Dr. P. Daniel Jeyaraj, Professor of World Christianity and Director of Andrew F. Walls Centre for the Study of African and Asian Christianity, Liverpool Hope University, UK delivered the lecture on the topic "Bartholomaeus Zeigenbalg's Exploration into South Indian Culture, Philosophy and Religion."
The Department of Communication organized a campaign to ensure our food security in association with Greenpeace - India on 08 August 2011. Ms. Remya K. Prasad, Head of the Department of Communication gave an introductory talk explaining the context of the campaign. A documentary on "Monsanto: Quit India" was screened and Ms. Radhika Rammohan (ReStore) answered the questions raised by the audience. A report by Sunny Arokiadoss, student of II MA Communication, and a greenpeace volunteer.
Department of Philosophy organized Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Endowment Lectures on 5th August 2011. Prof. Francis X. Clooney, Parkman Professor of Divinity and Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University, USA delivered two lectures on theme "Comparative Theology as 21st Century Christian Theology" and "The Drama of a God Who Comes and Goes: Reading the Biblical Song of Songs with the Srivaishnava Thiruvaymoli".
The Principal, Dr. R.W. Alexander Jesudasan presided over the function and the Bursar, Mr. C. Sundaraj and student and faculty of various departments were present on the occasion.
Department of Microbiology is organized a national symposium on the challenges of microbial technology, "Microbes & Technology" on 4th February 2011. The one day conference was aimed at giving an exposure to innovative ideas and creative concepts of microbial technology for the budding scientists. The conference addressed the modern challenges surfacing in evolving times and environment.
9th International Symposium on Reproductive Physiology of Fish will be held in Cochin, India from 9-14 August 2011. The symposium, organized in collaboration with Madras Christian Christian College, is the second in Asian region. For more information click here