By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 14th February:- The Postgraduate Department of English at MCM DAV College for Women organized a workshop on 'Translation: Technicalities and Challenges' under the aegis of Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyaan (RUSA). The workshop was conducted by Prof. Rana Nayar, Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University.
Underlying the importance of translation in making great literature available even to those who don't know a particular language, Prof. Rana discussed in detail the nuances of translation, the difficulties faced during translation and ways to overcome those challenges. MCM RUSA Coordinator Mrs. Neena Sharma thanked Prof. Rana for an insightful session that witnessed enthusiastic participation of the students as well as faculty. During the workshop, the participants also did some practical exercises on translation which helped them to gain a better perspective.
In an another event the Political Science department of MCM DAV College for Women held a quiz competition on US Presidential Elections here today. The quiz was a part of the yearly activities of the department, which was dedicated this year to the theme of US Presidential Polls 2016. Under this theme, the department had also conducted a public opinion poll titled- 'Who after Obama ?' and the students presented papers and well researched articles based on the opinion poll results. The 1st prize in the quiz competition went to Madhu of B.A.-II and Brahmleen of B.A.-I. The second prize was bagged by Isha and Sushimita of B.A.-I. Vithika and Chetishtha secured third position. On the occasion, the editorial team of the department's wall magazine was also honoured.
MCM Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava lauded the endeavour of the departments and reiterated that such activities widen the horizons of the students and are crucial in taking learning beyond the classroom.