Aim: The conference aims to bring profession- als together from the field of literature across the globe and facilitate discussions on its growing di- mensions to understand the significance of liter- ature in human life. It will help to map literature from local to global perspectives across time and space and understand its role in shaping human sensibilities.
Theme: Literature plays a crucial role in shaping the human sensibility for the whole journey of the ci- vilisation. In fact, folklore as well as philosophical traditions such as Vedic texts, Buddhist Scrip- tures and the Bible have been the result of poetic utterances. The debate between philosophy and literature over the primacy of truth has started only when philosophy tried to question the validity of lit- erature as a discourse. Who can forget th debate between Plato and Aristotle!