The Department of Communicative English organised Meraki- Discover the Art within you, an International Workshop on Art in Process for Social Change from 19 to 21 January 2017. This Public Relations campaign, officially launched on 22 December 2016, was held as part of the curriculum of the Final Year Communicative English students.
The three day workshop was conducted by Edmundo Dos Santos, researcher, teacher and Clinical Supervisor, Barcelona, Spain to empower students and to inculcate positive changes within themselves and in their relations with others. The sessions involved movement, music and multidisciplinary forms. The workshop was formally inaugurated on 20 January 2017 at the Arts Block Auditorium. The dignitaries on the dais were Edmundo Dos Santos, Resource Person, K.L. Mohana Varma, President, Navajeevan School for Children with Special Needs, Ernakulam, Dr. Tessy Anthony, HOD, Department of English and Smt. Leela Joseph, HOD, Department of Communicative English.
Renowned Ottamthullal artist, Shri. Maruthorvattom Kannan performed on the occasion. Students of Navajeevan School for Children with Special Needs showcased a mesmerizing dance performance. As part of the campaign, a sum was donated towards the creative art programmes of Navajeevan School for Children with Special Needs, Ernakulam.