Welcome to The 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2017

Welcome to the 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities 2017(ICOAH 2017) to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 21st – 22nd September 2017. ICOAH 2017 will address a range of critically important areas in relation to the Arts and Humanities fields in today’s context. The Arts and Humanities is about creation, connection, reflection and interpretation of the experiences witnessed from the inception of mankind. The specific disciplines of the humanities and the arts include visual art, film, media art, music, theater, dance, creative writing, the study of language, culture, race, gender, classics, history, philosophy, religion, literature, and linguistics.

Call for Papers

The 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities (ICOAH 2017) will be held from 21 -22 September, 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the theme “Arts and Humanities: Global Vision for a Changing World”. The Arts and Humanities subject emphasizes how to describe experience, evaluate and imagine its liberating transformation.

Conference Tracks

  • Art in Society
  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Arts
  • Humanities in Social Sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Humanities
  • Applied Humanities
  • Journalism, Media & Communication Studies

Conference keynote speakers


Dr. Eldad Tsabary (co-chair)

Keynote Topic: “The Arts as a Testing Ground for Democratic Education: The Internal and External Workings of Learning through Making Art”

Electroacoustic Studies, Music Department
Director, Concordia Laptop Orchestra
Concordia University,
Montreal, Canada

Dr. Eldad Tsabary is a professor of electroacoustic music at Concordia University (Montreal). He is founder and director of Concordia Laptop Orchestra (CLOrk)—a large electronic ensemble which specializes in interdisciplinary collaborative performances in which students function as co-creators/co-researchers.


Prof. Stephen DeGiulio (co-chair)

New Mexico State University (NMSU), United States

Stephen DeGiulio is an education consultant and professor of Pedagogy, English, and TESOL in the New Mexico State University (NMSU) system (from 1994); previously professor of Language Teacher Education at the Autonomous University of Puebla, Mexico, and director of Literacy Volunteers of Doña Ana County, New Mexico.


Prof. Dr. Tengku Sepora Tengku Mahadi,

Universiti Sains Malaysia
School of Languages, Literacies and Translation

Topic: “Translation and its relevance as a tool for sensitizing culture and thought in the reader”

Dr. Tengku Sepora Tengku Mahadi is Professor in the School of Languages, Literacies and Translation, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Dean of the school. She obtained her PhD (in Legal Translation) and M.A. in Translation (French-English) from University of Surrey, UK and B.A. (Cum Laude) from Linfield College, USA.

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Conference Proceedings


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All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Mendeley, Google Scholar and CiteULike for possible Indexing.

Journal Publications

Papers presented (oral presentations, virtual presentations and poster presentations) in the conference being considered for possible publications in following journals. Best selected full papers will be published for free of charge.

Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy

Editor-in-Chief: Anita Björklund – Jönköping, Sweden
Print ISSN :1103-8128
Online ISSN :1651-2014

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Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies

Editor-in-Chief – Luo Xuanmin – Tsinghua University, China
Print ISSN: 2330-6343
Online ISSN: 2330-6351

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Concurrent Conference

International Conference on Social Sciences
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