"Celebrating 100 Years of Saadat Hasan Manto" in association with SAHMAT at Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg > 9am onwards on 28th & 29th September 2012

Time : 9:00 am onwards

Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis)
All are welcome but advance intimation will be much appreciated as it will help us with arrangements including lunch, please e-mail us at: nmmldirector@gmail.com

Place : Seminar Room, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi
Venue Info :  Events About Map | Nearest Metro Station - 'Race Course(Yellow Line)'

Event Details : The Nehru Memorial Museum and Library cordially invites you to a Conference on ‘Celebrating 100 Years of Saadat Hasan Manto’ in association with SAHMAT
Programme Schedule : 
Friday, 28 September : 
9:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m.
Introductory Remarks: Mr. Sohail Hashmi, Writer, Founder – Trustee, SAHMAT.
Session I: 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Partition, Politics and the Post-Colonial Predicament
Chair: Prof. Alok Bhalla, Eminent Writer and Litterateur, Delhi.
Mr. David Landau and Mr. Achia Anzi, Independent Scholars, New Delhi.
‘Identity and Politics: Manto as a minor writer’       
Dr. Hilal Ahmed, Associate Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.
‘Fictions of Politics’
Dr. Tarun K. Saint, Associate Professor, Department of English, Hindu College, University of Delhi.
‘The Long Shadow of Manto’s Partition Narratives: ‘Fictive’ testimony to historical trauma’
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
   Tea Break
Prof. Ashok Kaul, Department of Sociology, Benaras Hindu University.
 ‘Unfolding the Conversion of Cultural Capital: The essence of Manto’s work’
Dr. Asif Farrukhi, Critic and Writer, and Doctor of Medicine, Karachi. 
‘Disciple of Fire: New reasons for not reading Manto’
Dr. Asim Siddiqui, Associate Professor, Department of English, Aligarh Muslim University.
‘A Contrapuntal Reading of Manto’
1: 00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch Break
SESSION II:2:00p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Urdu Adab Mein Manto ka Maqam
Prof. Aijaz Ahmad, Independent writer, Delhi.
Prof. Ali Javed, Department of Urdu, University of Delhi.
 ‘Lateef Hawasnigari ka Afsananigar–Manto’                                        
Dr. Ali Maheed Hashmi, Writer-Critic and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, King Edward Medical College, Lahore.
‘Be-mai Kise hai Taqat-e Aashob-e Aagahi: Manto, ek nafsiyati  jaeza’
 3:45 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Tea Break
 Speakers :
Dr. Arjumand Ara, Assistant Professor, Department of Urdu, University of Delhi.
‘ Behr-e Khudaai ka Naakhuda – Manto’
Prof. Tariq Chhatari, Professor, Department of Urdu, Aligarh Muslim University.
‘Manto ki Kahaniyan: Takhleeqi quwwatka tawana izhar’
Mr. Intezar Husain, Urdu Writer, Lahore.
‘Manto ke Afsane’
Saturday, 29 September 2012
SESSION III: 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Life, Legacy and Literary Output
Prof. Sudhir Chandra, Historian, Delhi.
Speakers :
Dr. Sukrita Paul Kumar, Department of English, Zakir Husain College, University of Delhi.
‘On the Progressive Modernism of Manto's Stories’
Prof. Harish Trivedi, Former Professor, Department of English, University of Delhi.
‘Manto, God, Premchand, and Some Other Story-Tellers’                                       
Mr. Keki Daruwalla, Poet and Writer, also Member, National Commission for Minorities.
‘ Fiction and Politics in a Time of Blood’
Tea Break:
11:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Speakers :
Dr. Rakhshanda Jalil, Independent Researcher , Delhi
        ‘Tarraqui-Pasandi -- Liking Progress, Loving Modernism, Hating Manto’
Mr. Raza Rumi, Director, Jinnah Institute, Islamabad; Consulting Editor, The Friday Times, Lahore.
       ‘Reclaimed Humanity --Women as Metaphors in Manto's     Short Stories’ 
Dr. Ashish Roy, Department of English, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi.
      ‘ Saadat Hasan Manto’s ‘Theatre of Cruelty’ 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
SESSION IV: 2:00p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Ajeeb Aadmi Tha
Mr. Ashok Vajpayee, Hindi poet and writer, Delhi.
Speakers :
Mr. Neelabh, Poet and Research Officer, Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi.
       ‘Dakhalandaazi ka Adhikar’
Mr. Asad Zaidi, Hindi Poet and Writer, New Delhi.
‘Manto, Ek Vishwasniy Gawah’
Mr. Narendra Mohan, Independent Writer, Delhi.
‘Manto aur Partition’
Mr. Sharad Dutt , Programming Head at P7 News Channel New Delhi.
     ‘Ek Tha Manto: Dastavez ki Kahani’
4:15 p.m.– 4:30 p.m.        
Tea Break
 SESSION V: 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Clippings from film on Manto introduced by Mr. M. K. Raina  Theatre Professional, Founder- Trustee, SAHMAT.
Mr. M. K. Raina
Speaker :
Mr. Javed Akhtar, Poet, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha).
        ‘Manto ke Toote Phoote Log’
Concluding Remarks

**As a part of the Conference, there will be a Cultural Programme in the Auditorium:
28th Sept. 6.00pm : ‘Ek Mulaqat Manto Se’ by Ashwath Bhatt
29th Sept. 6.00 pm : ‘Dastangoi: Mantoiyat’ by Danish Husain and Darain Shahidi
Exhibition on Manto's Life and Work will run in the Lobby of the NMML on both days.

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"Celebrating 100 Years of Saadat Hasan Manto" in association with SAHMAT at Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg > 9am onwards on 28th & 29th September 2012 "Celebrating 100 Years of Saadat Hasan Manto" in association with SAHMAT at Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg > 9am onwards on 28th & 29th September 2012 Reviewed by DelhiEvents on Saturday, September 29, 2012 Rating: 5

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