A Visit to Rehabilitation Centre by BA (JEP), TJC: 10-03-2016

On the 10th of March, 2016, students of the BA (JEP) course visited a rehabilitation centre as a part of their curricular under studies of Psychology. The trip was organized and headed by Asst. Prof Pavithra.R from the Psychology Department. The name of the centre is ‘Chemical Addiction Rehabilitation Education, abbreviated to ‘CARE’ and is located at Hulimavu, Bangalore. It’s a privately owned body under a trust. ‘CARE’ was instituted in the year 1998, and had since catered to needs of the sects of society who have been downtrodden due to substance and chemical abuse.

Claret Conference 2016: 22-02-2016

St. Claret’s College, Jalahalli, Bengaluru conducted a national level one day conference for students of B. A. Optional English and M. A. [English] on 22nd February, 2016. The theme for the conference was “Texts-Co-Texts-Pre Texts and Contexts –Making Connections”. The students of 4th semester and 6th semester BA-JEP represented T. John College at the conference. The inaugural session was followed by the keynote address of Dr. Prakrithi H. N. [HoD of P.G Studies (English), Jain University] after which the paper presentations were conducted. Anjali P. Perumayan of 4th semester BA–JEP presented her paper on “A Feminist Analysis of John Donne’s Selected Poems” which was written on the basis of the research conducted under the guidance of Dr. Panchali Mukherjee [HoD of Languages, T. John College]. The conference was a platform for the students to learn about a variety of research being done in the field of English literature and also about the research methodology related to the field.

A national conference on emerging trends and fields in psychology: 18-02-2016

A national conference on emerging trends and fields in psychology was conducted by SDM College in Ujjire dharmasthala, Karnataka. The conference was held on 18th 19th 20th of February. Ms. Pavithra.R Asst. professor in psychology and Ms. Raksha.B, 2nd semester BA student represented T.John College at the conference. Many eminent speakers were present at the conference all the three days. Research papers were presented by students, professors and research scholars. Ms Pavitra. R presented her paper titled ‘A study on personality types and to know the reason for choosing sectors among government and private employees ‘. Ms. Raksha.B and Ms.Pavithra R presented her paper titled ‘An exploratory study on the concept of Moksha and self from Advaita Vedanta and western Philosophy.’ This paper won the best paper award in the conference. Other competitions were also held and the conference ended with a valedictory ceremony.

A Conference in Psychology INSIGHT: 02-02-2016

The conference was held on 2nd and 3rd of February 2016, on ‘Alternative Perspectives in Psychotherapy’. The prominent personalities and students related to the field from all over had participated in the conference. The conference started with the address of the Chief Guest Dr. Sangeetha Menon who is a Professor and a Lead Anchor at National Institute of Advanced Studies and Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore. She delivered a very good lecture on Brain and the Core-Self: The Basis of Alternative Perspectives on Psychotherapies which discussed brain, self and consciousness as the central concepts in the discussion of alternate concepts in Psychotherapy. Read more: A Conference in Psychology INSIGHT