We welcome proposal submissions for the 2nd IHC 2015

Proposal Invitation

We are pleased to announce that the Consulate General of India, New York and Rutgers University, New Jersey have joined hands with Hindi Sangam, the consortium of non-profit Hindi groups, to organize the second International Hindi Conference International Hindi Conference, Americas 2015 invites you to submit a proposal for presentation at workshops, panels, plenaries, screenings and discussion groups to be held from April 3 to 5, 2015 at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

International Hindi Conference, Americas 2015 invites you to submit a proposal for presentation at workshops, panels, plenaries, screenings and discussion groups. Please send the summary of your proposal by email in 100 words. Once accepted we will ask you to submit your original paper in any of the word, pdf or power point formats. Our email is: hindiconferencenyc2014@gmail.com

Submission THemes

Submissions should fall within the overarching theme:
The Expanding World of Hindi: Possibilities and Challenges.
The theme reflects the growing urgency for coordinated efforts by the language education (public and private), government and business communities to expand and develop the quality of the Hindi field inside and outside of India.

The following themes will be addressed in various sessions during the conference:
• Current status of the teaching and learning of Hindi
• Individual and organizational partnerships and leadership
• Field capacity building and infrastructure building skills and topics, such as material selection and development funding, professional development of teachers, and volunteer management


The final date of submission is February 25, 2015.

The conference is open to all who wish to contribute towards promotion of Hindi in various fields and career paths including academics, business, medical, social services, engineering and sciences. All participants are requested to register for the conference by February 25, 2015.Please follow the following link for registration: http://www.hindiconferenceamericas.com/register/

Registration includes admission to:
· all sessions
· cultural evening shows
· inaugural event and dinner, April 3rd
· breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner on April 4th
· breakfast and lunch on April 5th

This conference will provide a forum for community members and leaders, language experts, policy makers, education administrators, advocates and other stakeholders from different parts of the U.S., Canada, South America and Caribbean countries, such as, Trinidad and Tobago along with experts from India to get together and share their views and research, examine a wide spectrum of opportunities, make plans for the future, identify challenges and find solutions for the advancement of the Hindi language in North America and the Caribbean region.

We hope that linguists, pedagogical experts, language teachers, professionals from various walks of life, community folks and parents will participate in the conference.

Your views and comments are most welcome. Please visit our website http://www.hindiconferenceamericas.com/feedback/
or email us: hindiconferencenyc2014@gmail.com