An Inter-Collegiate Literary Fiesta
The Department of English and the Literary and Debating Society of St. Joseph's Evening College have organized a state level inter-collegiate literary fiesta, 'COLOSSEUM - 2019' on the theme, "Reminiscing the Classics" on 17thAugust, 2019. It is in a way, a journey through the valley of classics, to retrace the literary aspects that will bring delight to our souls and echo its goodness to our hearts. The purpose of this fest is to provide a platform for the students from various colleges in Karnataka to showcase their myriad literary talents.

17 colleges have registered and 148 participants took part in various events. Some of the creative events include Online Essay Competition; Twist a Tale, Owl of Minerva: Literary Quiz, Literary Parade, Music Mojo (Solo singing and Group Singing), Book Cover Making and Poster Presentation.

Dr. Anupama Nayar, Assistant Professor, Christ University and Prof. Gracelet Stanley, former Principal of St. Joseph’s Evening College were the chief guests for the program. Dr. Arul Mani, Professor, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) a notable Quiz master in the country conducted the Literary Quiz. Prof. Christy, Assistant Professor, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), notable singer and Ms. Mary Anne, Department of Psychology were the judges for Music Mojo. The students of Literary and Debating Society and PG students participated in Literary Parade and enacted a scene from plays. Dr. Albert Joseph Smith, the Principal, Dr. Priya, the Vice Principal, Dr. Kanishka, IQAC Coordinator, Mr. Diwakar, Head of the Department, Sr. Sally, Department of Journalism were the present for the valedictory session and distributed the prizes.

Prof. Jeffin Lijo J, Dr. Alisha, Prof. Antic and Prof. Shilpa were the organizers of this grand extravaganza. St. Joseph's College of Commerce won the overall championship with 85 points and St. Joseph's College of Law were the runners up with 80 points. The entire program was covered by DD Chandana TV channel and was telecasted under the program Campus Connect on 8th September 2019. Radio Active 90.4 and Indian Express covered the event and Colosseum 2019 was a grand success.

Head of the Department
Mr. Diwakar

Staff Coordinators
Mr. Jeffin Lijo
Dr. Alisha Vandana Lakra
Mr. Antic
Ms. Shilpa


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