UG Seminar on the topic, ‘Representation of Women in Literature: Global Perspectives’ was conducted by the Department of English of Pavai Arts and Science College for Women on 22.02.2019 in Keerthi Hall at 11.00 a.m. All UG and PG students of the Department of English attended the Seminar. The Inaugural session of the programme started with the prayer song by the students. Ms.M.Jenifa, I B.A. English welcomed the gathering. Dr.R.Rajeswari, Principal felicitated the gathering. She then released the CD and the volume of articles presented by the students. Mrs.N.Kalaiarasi, the Head, Department of English presented the prelude to the seminar. She, in her prelude gave a short note on the portrayal of women in literature in global point of view. Ms.M.Devipriya of III B.A. English introduced the Guest Speaker Mr.A.Athiappan, Assistant Professor of English, Thiruvalluvar Govt. Arts College, Rasipuram. The Guest speaker in his special address focused on feminism, womanism and depiction of women in literature down through the ages. He narrated the status of women under the suppression of patriarchal society, where women were denied of education and rights to express. He added that women can only talk of feminism but can’t apply it since they are considered as frail, subordinate to men and sinners to disrupt the culture. He further said that women have their own will power and ‘self’ which differentiates them from other gender and asked the students not to compare them with the male, and fight for gender equality. He concluded his speech by probing the students to be determined, act according to their ‘self’, see things in a different way and wished them to reach higher level in the society. Soon after the special address, Paper presentation session was held in which twenty five students of UG presented their papers. The Valedictory function of the Seminar started at 3.00 p.m. The students who participated in the seminar came out with their words of feedback. Ms.S.Vishvapriya of III B.A. English proposed the Vote of Thanks and the seminar came to an end with National Anthem.