Schedule

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DAY 1: DECEMBER 16

INAUGURAL SESSION
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Is There an Indian Literature?
क्या कोई भारतीय साहित्य है?

Inauguration: Kunwar Narain, Sitakant Mahapatra.
Speakers: Kunwar Narain, Dalip Kaur Tiwana, Sitanshu Yashaschandra, Ashok Vajpeyi, Laxman Gaikwad, Alok Rai.
Moderator: K. Satchidanandan.
Reading: Sitakant Mahapatra, K. Satchidanandan, Sitanshu Yashaschandra, Ashok Vajpeyi, Mangalesh Dabral, C.P. Deval, Radha Vallabh Tripathi, Gangesh Gunjan, Malkhan Singh.

EVENING PEFORMANCE
6:30 PM

Concert by The Chaar Yaar, led by Madan Gopal Singh, based on the poems of renowned Hindi and Maithili poet Nagarjun.

 


 

DAY 2: DECEMBER 17

SESSION 1: ASSAMESE
10:45 AM– 12:00 PM

New Challenges for Women Writers
स्त्री लेखन : नई चुनौतियां, नई संभावनाएं

Speakers: Arupa Patangia Kalita, Bonti Senchowa, Manika Devee, Moushumi Kandali.
Moderator: Nitoo Das.
Reading: Arupa Patangia Kalita, Bonti Senchowa.

SESSION 2: PUNJABI
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Dalit Love Poetry
दलित प्रेम कविता

Speakers: Dr. Gurbachan, Balbir Madhopuri, Swarajbir, Nirupama Dutt, Madan Veera.
Moderator: Desraj Kali.
Reading: Balbir Madhopuri, Desraj Kali, Madan Veera.

SESSION 3: MALAYALAM
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Autobiographies from the Margins
हाशिए की आत्मकथाएँ

Speakers: Sister Jesme, Pokkudan, Nalini Jameela, C.K. Janu.
Moderator: K. Satchidanandan.
Reading: Sister Jesme, Nalini Jameela.

SESSION 4: URDU
4:15 PM – 5:30 PM

The Death of the Mushayara
मुशायरा: माज़ी और मकाम

Speakers: Nida Fazli, Javed Akhtar, Sheen Kaaf Nizam, Prof. Sadique.
Moderator: Hasan Kamal.
Reading: Nida Fazli, Javed Akhtar, Sheen Kaaf Nizam, Hasan Kamal.

EVENING PERFORMANCE
6:30 PM

Qawwali by Chand Nizami Bandhu.

 


 

DAY 3: DECEMBER 18

SESSION 1: TAMIL
10:45 AM– 12:00 PM

Women Writing the Body
स्त्री लेखन में देह

Speakers: Kutti Revathi, Salma, Malathi Maithri, Sukirtharani.
Moderator: P. Sivakami.
Reading: Kutti Revathi, Salma.

SESSION 2: ENGLISH
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Indian English Writing: Beyond Fiction
गल्प से परे : भारती अंग्रेजी लेखन की दुनिया

Speakers: David Davidar, Arshia Sattar, Basharat Peer, Annie Zaidi, Aman Sethi.
Moderator: Chandrahas Choudhury.
Reading: Arundhathi Subramaniam, Rahul Pandita.

SESSION 3: BENGALI
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Poetry and the Popular
कविता और लोकप्रियता

Speakers: Nabarun Bhattacharya, Subodh Sarkar, Ujjal Singha, Srijato.
Moderator: Paromita Chakravarti.
Reading: Nabarun Bhattacharya, Subodh Sarkar, Ujjal Singha, Srijato.

SESSION 4: HINDI
4:15 PM – 5:30 PM

Searching For Readers in the 21st Century
नई सदी में नए पाठक की तलाश

Speakers: Rajendra Yadav, Mangalesh Dabral, Paresh Nath, Arun Maheshwari, Neeta Gupta, Ravish Kumar, Giriraj Kiradoo.
Moderator: Satyanand Nirupam.
Reading: Prabhat Ranjan, Mahesh Verma.

CLOSING SESSION

Reflections
जायजा

Speakers: Raj Liberhan, Anant Nath, Giriraj Kiradoo, Satyanand Nirupam.
Special Guest: Namita Gokhale.

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