Certificate course in American Studies by Lucknow University

Lucknow University, is all set to give the real taste of American education to its students through its new certificate course American Studies. On Monday, Lucknow University launched this course on modern European language, in collaboration with the public affairs section of the US embassy.

During the launch ceremony, vice-chancellor of LU, SB Nimse says "Nobody can ignore the US and its culture in the present times. Like the US, India is also a meeting point of varied cultures and there is a need to explore more programmes to promote a strong relationship between the two nations."

American Studies by Lucknow University


A two day workshop on innovative Pedagogy was also organised by LU. The main purpose of the workshop was to strengthen American studies and to deliver course content of American studies curriculum.

Joshua W Polacheck from US embassy says "Mutual understanding and cooperation would be essential for both countries which will define 21{+s}{+t}{+.}{+}. such programmes and course would help individuals to understand and learn about America's culture, business model, theatre, movies, history and many other things and strengthen relations between the two nations."

"Any intermediate student can opt for the course which would give them a professional edge in sectors like business, journalism, theatre, teaching, etc.," says Prof Nishi Pandey, head of department of English and modern European language and workshop coordinator.

She added "Though the course will begin from January, a large number of students have already evinced keenness in joining it."

The workshop also included poster exhibition, was also put up which gives the glimpses of History Month, US Independence Day, American art and lifestyle. The posters were categorised into themes of leadership, freedom and equality, democracy, courage, landscapes, creativity and ingenuity.

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