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Venue : Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), Lodhi Estate
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Time : 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm Add to Calendar 02/03/2019 14:30 02/03/2019 20:00 Asia/Kolkata TALKS / BOOKS / POETRY "Speaking for Myself: An Anthology of Asia Women’s Writing" Event Page : https://www.delhievents.com/2019/02/talks-books-poetry-speaking-myself-anthology-asia-women-writing-india-international-centre.html Conference Room - II & Auditorium, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003 DD/MM/YYYY

Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served Basis)
Note : Call 011-24619431 (IIC) to re-confirm any last minute change or cancellation of the event.

Venue : Conference Room - II & Auditorium, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003

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Event Description : Colloquium on Speaking for Myself: An Anthology of Asia Women’s Writing

Edited by Sukrita Paul Kumar & Malashri Lal, published by Penguin India and IIC-Asia Project; original edition 2009; new expanded edition 2018, with an additional section on ‘Beyond Borders’

Inaugural Session

Chair: Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan, Chairperson, IIC-International Research Division

Introduction: Prof. Sukrita Paul Kumar, Poet, critic and academician; and Prof. Malashri Lal, formerly Professor, Department of English and Dean, Academic Activities and Projects, University of Delhi

Release of the volume and address by the Chief Guest Dr. Kavita A. Sharma, President, South Asia University and former Director, India International Centre

Session I: 15:00 to 16:00 – The Changing Values of Women of Asia

Chair: Prof. Radha Chakravarty, Professor of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, Ambedkar University

Speakers: Prof. Smita Agarwal, Director, Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Allahabad; and Prof. Savita Singh, School of Gender and Development Studies, IGNOU

Session II: 16:30 to 17:30 – Women Across Borders

Chair: Prof. Meenakshi Gopinath, former Principal, Lady Shri Ram College 

Speakers: Ms. Zeina Hashem Beck, Lebanese poet, winner of 2016 May Saton New Hampshire Poetry Prize; and Ms Urvashi Butalia, Founder, Zubaan Publishing

At 18:30 in C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium

Poetry Reading Session

Keki N. Daruwalla, Zeina Hashem Beck, Smith Agrawal, Savita Singh, H. K. Kaul, Sukrita Paul Kumar and others will participate

Organised by the IIC-International Research Division

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TALKS / BOOKS / POETRY "Speaking for Myself: An Anthology of Asia Women’s Writing" > 2:30pm-8pm on 2nd March 2019 TALKS / BOOKS / POETRY "Speaking for Myself: An Anthology of Asia Women’s Writing" > 2:30pm-8pm on 2nd March 2019 Reviewed by Rohit Malik on Saturday, March 02, 2019 Rating: 5

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