Fall events to be announced
Conserving India’s Cultural Diversity: Vibrant Tradition vs. Forces of Homogenization
A lecture by Dr. Sukrita Paul Kumar, Delhi University
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Place: 1006 Humanities Building Admission: Free and Open to the Public
Queens College, Year of India Event - Roundtable: Society and Politics
Year of India Event - Roundtable: Society and Politics
As India takes its place in the global economy, the country contends with myriad issues. This roundtable discussion addresses these challenges, which include reducing poverty, improving health care and education, strengthening democracy, ensuring women’s greater participation and leadership, and developing more public-private partnerships for social delivery systems. The panel of distinguished experts include Shyama Venkateswar, director of research and programs, National Council for Research on Women; Shatadru Sen, Associate Professor of History, Queens College, and S. N. Sridhar, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, professor of linguistics and India studies at SUNY/Stony Brook.
Hosted by Serinity Young, adjunct assistant professor in QC’s Department of Classical, Middle Eastern & Asian Languages & Culture
Time: 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
An Interactive Conversation on Kannada Culture:
Dr Chandrashekhara Kambar, Jnan Peeth Awardee Playwright and Poet
Mr. Padmaraj Dandavate, Managing Editor
Prajavani Mr. Srinivas Kappanna, Theatre Artiste
Mr. H. Dundiraj, Standup Comedian
And an audience dialogue with Mr. T.N. Sitaram, Renowned Actor, Writer and Producer
of Kannada’s most popular TV serials, including “Mukta, Mukta”.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet with leading lights in Kannada literature, theatre, television, and the press.
Date: Saturday September 8th, 2012 Time: 3-6pm
Place: Lecture Hall 1, Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University Admission Free, Donations Requested.
Religion to Make a Nation: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement
a Lecture by John Stratton Hawley, Professor of Religion, Barnard College and Columbia University
Date: Monday, March 26, 2012
Time: 2:30 P.M.
Place: Charles B. Wang Center, Main Theater
Admission: Free and Open to the Public
2012 Gala Benefit Dinner
Date: Sunday April 22nd, 2012
Time: 2:30 P.M.
Place: Akbar Restaurant, 2 South Street, Garden City, New York, 11530
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pratapaditya Pal
Attendance Contribution: $150.00