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DAV University Hosts Lecture on AI’s Impact on Meaning Composition in the Age of AI
October 02, 2023

Jalandhar, October 1

DAV University Jalandhar played host to a thought-provoking lecture on "Learning to Compose Meaning (for Yourself) in the Age of Artificial Intelligence." The lecture, delivered by renowned scholar Dr. Patrick Corbett, Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY, drew attendees from various academic disciplines and institutions.

Vice Chancellor Dr Manoj Kumar addressing the participants

The event, held under the auspices of the Department of English at DAV University, delved into the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) on the human experience of perceiving, creating, and interpreting meaning. Dr. Patrick Corbett is a scholar with expertise in the intersection of language, technology, and literature.

Dr. Patrick Corbett being felicitated by the Vice Chancellor Dr Manoj Kumar

Dr. Corbett captivated the audience with his insightful perspectives on the evolving relationship between human expression and artificial intelligence. Throughout the lecture, he engaged attendees with real-world examples and encouraged them to ponder thought-provoking questions, sparking a lively and intellectually stimulating discussion.

Dr. Patrick Corbett flanked by Dr Manoj Kumar and Dr Nakul Kundra

His presentation illuminated the evolving landscape of literature and communication in the era of AI, shedding light on how the integration of AI into these fields is reshaping traditional paradigms. Additionally, Dr. Corbett offered valuable insights into the role of academia in preparing students for a future dominated by AI-driven advancements.

Vice Chancellor Dr manoj Kumar and others posing with Dr. Patrick Corbett after the lecture

Dr. Manoj Kumar, Vice Chancellor of DAV University, emphasized the lecture’s relevance in the context of the institution’s commitment to innovation and forward-thinking education. Dr Manoj Kumar said that the lecture by Dr. Patrick Corbett served as a significant platform for fostering a deeper understanding of AI’s transformative impact on human communication and expression.

Participants at the lecture.

He underscored the university’s mission to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to excel in an ever-changing world, highlighting their focus on interdisciplinary learning and the cultivation of well-rounded graduates.

Participants at the lecture

Dr. Nakul Kundra, an Associate Professor at the Central University of Allahabad, commended Dr. Corbett’s interdisciplinary approach to addressing the intricate challenges posed by AI and meaning composition. Dr. Kundra’s appreciation for the lecture underscored the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in addressing the complexities of AI in contemporary society.

Those present at the event included Dr Gitika Nagrath, Dean, CBME and Humanities, Assistant Professors Monika Supahiya, Dildar Singh, Simrat Kaur, Dr Poonam, Laila Nargis, Shubaindu Goswami and Digvijay Singh.

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