Chanco prepares for Humanities conference
The Faculty of Humanities is holding its conference from the 10th to the 11th of November, 2015. Preparations are underway for the conference.
The Chairperson of the organising committee, Dr Japhet Bakuwa, expresses optimism regarding the conference.
“The main objective is to affirm the central role of the humanities in national development. We notice that nowadays the focus tends to be on science and technology. We are glad to report that we have confirmed participants from the United Kingdom, India, South Africa, Mozambique as well as various universities within the country.”
The keynote speaker for the function will be Professor Mpalive Hangson Msiska, a renowned Malawian academic.
The papers marked for presentation at the conference cover a wide gamut of topics that are of concern to Humanities academics in the 21st century, ranging from matters concerning pedagogy, health literacy, and cinematography, among others.