Multilingualism and the Literary Culture of India

Multilingualism and the Literary Culture of India


About The Event


The Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad,  invite you all to the 3 days National Seminar on “Multilingualism and the Literary Culture of India”, during 27-29 March 2014, being organized in collaboration with the Sahitya Akademi, at the School of Humanities' Auditorium, UoH, Gachibowli, Hyderabad.




A play is also scheduled around 6 pm on 28th March, Friday at the DST Auditorium, University of Hyderabad.



“Multilingualism and the Literary Culture of India”

Centre for Comparative Literature, UoH, & Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi

School of Humanities’ Auditorium, University of Hyderabad

27–29 March 2014


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Inaugural Session: 03:30 pm

                        Welcome  K. Sreenivasrao, Secretary, Sahitya Akademi

Chair   hiv K. Kumar

Introductory Remarks K. Satchidanandan

Inauguration Harish Trivedi

Key-note Amiya Dev

Guest of Honour Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice Chancellor, UoH

Vote of Thanks Amitabha Das Gupta, Dean, School of Humanities

Tea: 05:30 pm - 06:00 pm

Reading Session I: 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Shiv K. Kumar

Shashi Deshpande

Hoshang Merchant

K. Sridhar

Chair: Sowmya Dechamma

Friday, March 28, 2014

Session I: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Papers M. Sridhar

Scaria Zacharia

Damodar Mauzo

Chair Shashi Deshpande

Tea: 11:30 am - 11:45 am

Session II: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Papers Shivarama Padikkal

Chair Avadhesh Kumar Singh

Vanamala Viswanath

Lunch: 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Reading Session II: 02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

K. Satchidanandan

E.V. Ramakrishnan

Vanamala Viswanath

Udaya Narayana Singh

Chair: J. Bheemaiah

Tea: 03:30 pm - 03:45 pm

Play Enactment at DST Auditorium, UoH: 06:00 pm

Introduction: B. Ananthakrishnan, Dean, SN School, UoH

Psychosis by Theatre Arts Students

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Session III: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Papers Satchidananda Mohanty

Chair Damodar Mauzo

V.B. Tharakeshwar

Tea: 11:00 am - 11:15am

Session IV: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Papers E.V. Ramakrishnan

Chair Tutun Mukherjee

Avadesh Kumar Singh

Concluding Session: 12:15 pm

Valedictory Address Udaya Narayana Singh

Chair M.T. Ansari

Vote of Thanks Gitanjali Chatterjee, Deputy Secretary, Sahitya Akademi

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