17-Feb-2016: To promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingual education, the Department of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University will observe the 'International Mother Language Day' on February 22 with a Speech and Quiz Competition at the Language Technology Lab, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts.
Students and scholars from different language departments in the Faculty of Arts, AMU will participate in the Speech Competition on the topic 'Relevance of Mother Tongue in an era of Globalization', in which the best speaker in each language will be given a cash prize of Rs 500 and Quiz Competition, in which the first and the second prize winners will be awarded with cash prizes of Rs 700 and Rs 500 respectively.
Professor Shabana Hameed, Chairperson, Department of Linguistics confirmed that the event will also have skit performances by AMU students.
Prof Shabana added that aspiring participants may register their names in person to Dr Abdul Aziz Khan, Department of Linguistics. "The registration will be done strictly on first-come-first serve basis," she said.