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'maximum India' from March 1-20, 2011.


On this page: List of all the festival events in the Literature genre.
Image for Literature Panel: <i>The Tagore-Gandhi Letters</i>

Literature Panel: The Tagore-Gandhi Letters

In this discussion moderated by Ritu Birla, Ashis Nandy and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, scholars and authors of early 20th century Indian history, recapture the conversation between Mohandas Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore.

Sat., Mar. 12, 2011, 1:30 PM

Family Theater

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>The Majority on the Margins</i>

Literature Panel: The Majority on the Margins

Moderator Ritu Menon leads a discussion featuring panelists Faustina Bama and Ganesh N. Devy that examines the accessibility of Indian literature to English readers.

Sat., Mar. 12, 2011, 4:00 PM

Family Theater

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>Imagining the City</i>

Literature Panel: Imagining the City

Moderated by Hirsh Sawhney, this lively discussion about cities in India--their histories and their futures--features panelists Suketu Mehta, Maya K. Rao, and Sunetra Gupta.

Sun., Mar. 13, 2011, 4:00 PM

Family Theater

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Panel Discussion: Portrayal of Indian Women in Film

Moderator Nandita Das leads a discussion on the portrayal of Indian women in film with panelists Shabana Azmi, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Ketan Mehta, and Dilip Basu.

Tue., Mar. 15, 2011, 7:30 PM

Terrace Theater


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Image for Literature Panel: <i>The Last Mughal</i>

Literature Panel: The Last Mughal

Celebrated author William Dalrymple reads from his award-winning book The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi, 1857, accompanied by classical singer Vidya Shah.

Thu., Mar. 17, 2011, 7:30 PM

Terrace Gallery

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>Politics and Literature</i>

Literature Panel: Politics and Literature

Panelists Salman Rushdie and Nayantara Sahgal examine the roles history and politics play in a writer's imagination and the importance of religion, gender, class, and caste in this discussion moderated by Ahdaf Soueif.

Fri., Mar. 18, 2011, 8:00 PM

Concert Hall

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Image for Literature Panel: <i>Celluloid Lives</i>

Literature Panel: Celluloid Lives

This discussion moderated by Lalitha Gopalan explores film biography and autobiography as a personalized account of the evolution of film in India with panelists Girish Karnad, Sharmila Tagore, and Sadanand Menon.

Sat., Mar. 19, 2011, 4:30 PM

Terrace Theater

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