As part of the Research Forum of the Department of English, research progress presentations by two part-time scholars were held on 25 September at 3:30 PM in the III BA English classroom. Ms Divya V Menon presented on the topic “Ethnic Strife and its Ramifications in Diasporic Literature: A Critique of Select Sri Lankan Narratives”. Ms Anuradha PR presented on the topic “Guarding the Galaxy: The Cultural Dynamics of the Contemporaary Superhero”.