Department of Sociology
Report of Activities
Cynosure’16: Annual Festival of the Department of Sociology
The annual festival of the Department of Sociology, Cynosure ‘2016, was held in March 2016 with great enthusiasm and success. The theme this year was ‘Food Fiesta’, celebrating cultural diversity through food and cuisines from around the country and the world. Dr. SaritaGhai graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and also released the fifthedition of ‘Habitus’, the annual newsletter of the Department of Sociology.
The Department of Sociology organized an academic lecture with Prof. V. Sujatha, Centre for Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru Universityas the esteemed speaker on 17th March, 2016.The title of the academic lecture was “Is food only for eating: Some theories of Food, Society and Culture.” Prof. Sujatha, in a very dialogic lecture, introduced students to various manners in which food and food practices have evolved and are being practiced across cultures.