Seminar to throw light on women in classics

The Puducherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture (PILC) will be conducting a 10- day- seminar on the Depiction of Women in Classical Literature from Monday.

Over 20 scholars from across Tamil Nadu will be handling the sessions over the course of the seminar.

As many as 45 students from the Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Postgraduate Studies (KMCPGS), Pondicherry University and PILC will be attending the event. The scholars will deliver lectures on role of women in classical literature across the ages, a press release said.

The seminar was arranged through funding from Central Institute of Classical Tamil.


The seminar which will be held at the PILC conference hall in the Tagore Arts College campus in Lawspet.

The event will be inaugurarted at 10 a.m. on Monday by the Electricity Minister, T. Thiagarajan, according to a release.






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