• ICWA
    International Conference on
    "Writing the Anthropocene"

About the City

Rajamahendravaram, the oldest living city of Andhra Pradesh. is located on the banks of the sacred river Godavari. Known for its historic,traditional,cultural,agricultural and economic backgrounds, it is often called the Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh. The widow remarriage movement in late 19th Century, led by Kandukuri Veerasalingam pantulu, made the city, the hub of social reform movement in Andhra Pradesh. A good number of Telugu writers lived in the city and enriched its literary culture. Besides its historical heritage, it is also known for its colonial constructions like Dowleswaram barrage, the river bank resorts, delicious cuisine, handlooms, folkarts and handicrafts. It is well connected by air,rail and road with all the major cities of india.

About the University

Adikavi Nannaya University ia an affiliating residential State University, established in 2006 in Rajamahendravaram, India to cater to the higher education needs of East and West Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh. It is named after the first poet (Adikavi) of Telugu literature, Nannaya Bhattaraka, who translated a part of the great Indian Epic Mahabharata from Sanskrit to Telugu in the 11th century AD. Within a decade of its establishment, the University has grown exponentially, offering a wide variety of courses across four university colleges.

About the Department

The Department of English is one of the first departments to be established in the university. The department offers M.A. English(Language & Literature) and Ph.D. programmes. The PG course aims to equip the student with essential critical tools to comprehend literature in particulur and culture in general. The department has been organizing seminars, workshops and conferences on variety of topics ranging from Folklore to teaching language and literature.


Prof. K Sree Ramesh


Dept. of English,Principal
University College of Arts & Commerce

Prof. Y Srinivasa Rao


Dept. of Geology, Dean-IT
University College of Science & Technology

Dr. D Jyothitmai


Dept. of English
Director,Directorate of admissions
University College of Arts & Commerce

Dr. T Vasu


Dept. of Telugu
University College of Arts & Commerce


India Overseas
Faculty Rs.2500 50(USD)
Scholars & Students Rs.500 40(USD)
Participants Rs.1500
  • Registration fee includes conference kit, lunch and snacks for three days.
  • No TA & DA will be paid to the Delegates
  • Accommodation on payment mode is negotiated on discounted rates with hotel Anand Regency.
  • Delegates who require may visit www.hotelanandregency.com and should quote withoutfail ICWA-2019 for discount in tariffs.
  • Registration fee should be sent through DD drawn in favour of the Convenor ICWA-2019 payable at Rajahmahendravaram.
  • Abstracts and proposals should be in Word format with the following information and in the following order
  •      A. author(s)
         B. affiliation as you would like it to appear in the programme
         C. email address
         D. title of proposal
         E. body of proposal
         F. up to 05 keywords.

  • Last date for submission of abstracts is December 20th, 2018. Acceptance will be mailed before 24th December, 2018.

  • Submission of Full Paper:
    If the abstract is accepted for the conference, a soft copy of full draft of your paper in MLA – 8th edition style should be submitted by 10th January, 2019 through email with a word file attachment.

  • E-mails should be entitled:
    -“Anthropocene Submission”, and Abstracts should be submitted through mail to icwa2019@gmail.com
  • i. Papers in absentia will not be accepted.
  • ii. Delegates whose papers are accepted should be present in the conference for three days without fail.
  • iii.Promising papers will be selected for publishing a book after blind review. Hence, delegates are requested to follow the MLA – 8th edition while submitting the full papers.
  • iv. Cost of publication will be intimated after the selection of papers for publication.
  • v. Authors may be asked for revising the paper if necessary basing on the remarks of the reviewers.

  • Note:
    Please send the Registration form and DD after the acceptance of abstract.
  • Contact Us

    Ph.No: 0883 - 2566018
    Email: icwa2019@gmail.com