‘Writing, Analysing, Translating Dalit Literature’ (Delhi, 17-19 Dec. 2015)

Sono aperte le registrazioni per il sesto evento organizzato nell’ambito delle “Research Network Series” finanziate dall’ AHRC, dal titolo ‘Writing, Analysing, Translating Dalit Literature.’

Di seguito il bando, il programma della conferenza e i riferimenti per ulteriori informazioni.

Publishing and Disseminating Dalit Literature

An international AHRC funded conference
hosted by the English Department and the Centre for Dalit Studies
at Delhi University, India

convened by Judith Misrahi-Barak and Nicole Thiara,
in collaboration with Tapan Basu, Raj Kumar and Sumanyu Satpathy

under the aegis of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK
in partnership with EMMA at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, France

17-19 December 2015

University of Delhi North Campus
Room No. 56, First Floor, Arts Faculty Building, Eastern Wing
(opposite Central Reference Library)

Thursday 17 December

9.30-10.30 Registration

10.30 -11.00 Opening of the conference

11.00-12.30 Panel 1: The Emergence and Dissemination of Punjabi Dalit Literature

Chair and academic: Rajkumar Hans, Professor of History, MSU, Baroda
Writers: Des Raj Kali and Balbir Madhopuri
Translator and academic: Neeti Singh: Assistant Professor of English, MSU, Baroda
Writer and publisher: Bhagwant Rasulpuri

12.30-13.30 Individual Papers 1: Publishing Gujarati Dalit Literature
Chair: Nicole Thiara

Santosh Dash, Savli, Gujarat, India
Dalit Writing in Gujarat: Some Reflections on a Publishing Present

Gopika Jedeja, National University of Singapore, South Asian Studies Programme
We are with your democracy, but…: The Politics and Location of Dalit literature in Gujarati publishing

13.30-14.30 Buffet Lunch

14.30-16.00 Panel 2: The Subaltern Voice, or Publishing from the Margins

Chair and publisher: Urvashi Butalia (Zubaan Publishing)
Kutch Mahila Vikas Samiti
Publishers: Ruby Hembrom (Adivaani, Kolkata) and Arpita Das (Yoda Press)
Publisher/newspaper: Kavita, from the all women newspaper Khabar Lahariya

16.00-16.30 Tea and Coffee

16.30-17.30 Individual Papers 2: Disseminating Women’s Writing and Dalit Feminism
Chair: Padmini Mongia

Shashikumar J., Ph.D Scholar, School of Translation Studies and Training, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, India
Publishing Dalit Feminist / Womanist Writings: An afterlife of/for the Twice-Dead?

Kalpna Verma, PhD Scholar, Hindi Translation, Center for Indian Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India
Writing, Translation and Dissemination: A Glimpse of Dalit Women Writings

Friday 18 December

9.00-9.30 Registration

9.30-11.00 Panel 3: Bangla Dalit Literature I – Gendering Dalit Literature in Bengal: Questions of Marginalization, Hegemony, Appropriation

Chair and Publisher: Mandira Sen, Director, Sage-Stree Samya
Writer: Kalyani Thakur Charal, Writer, Publisher and Activist
Translator: Jayati Gupta, Professor of English (Retired), Tagore Fellow at National Library

11.00-11.30 Tea and Coffee

11.30-13.00 Panel 4: Bangla Dalit Literature II – Perceptions of the Dalit in Bengal: An ideology of Class or Caste?

Chair and Translator: Sipra Mukherjee, Professor, West Bengal State University
Publisher: Ananta Acharya, Director, Democratic Action Forum of Dalits, Women and Minorities
Writer: Manoranjan Byapari, Winner of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi Award

13.00-14.00 Buffet Lunch

14.00-15.30 Panel 5: The Role of Academia in the Publishing of Dalit and Adivasi Literature and Art

Chairs and academics: Raj Kumar and Tapan Basu
Publisher: S. Anand
Artists: Aparajita Ninan, Durgabai Vyam and Subhash Vyam

15.30-16.00 Tea and Coffee

16.00-17.30 Individual Papers 3: Caste, Visual Cultures and Mass Media
Chair: Judith Misrahi-Barak

Munira Salim, Lecturer and Head of the Department of English, Stewart Science College, Cuttack, Odisha, India; and Asis De, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English Language and Literature, Mahishadal Raj College, Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India
‘DALIT’ may be read as ‘Digitally Advanced LITerature’

Devika Mehra, Ph. D Scholar, Jamia Millia University, Delhi, India; and Ruchika Bhatia, Assistant Professor, Janki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi
Emergent Dalit Literature in the Graphic Form: Intervention in ‘Mainstream’ Literary Space or a Strategic Publishing Manoeuver

Vinod Verma, Associate Professor, Maharaja Agrasen College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Dalit Resistance to Caste: Publishing the Orally Publicised in The Age of Mass Media and New Media

20.00 Conference Dinner
‘Maple Room’
Habitat World, at India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
(Entry from gate number 3 on Vardhman Marg)

Saturday 19 December

9.00-9.30 Registration

9.30-11.00 Panel 6: Dalit Literature from South India: Language, Translation and Dissemination

Chair and academic: K. Satyanarayana
Writers: Satish Chandar (Telugu), Cho Dharman (Tamil)
Translator: S R Ramakrishna (Bangalore)
Publisher: a Harper Collins representative

11.00-11.30 Tea and Coffee

11.30-13.00 Panel 7: Publishing Dalit literature for the National and / or the Global Markets

Chair and academic: Nicole Thiara
Editors and Academics: Joshil K. Abraham and Judith Misrahi-Barak
Publishers: Aakash Chakrabarty and Rimina Mohapatra (Routledge representatives)
Academics and Translators: Raj Kumar and Sipra Mukherjee

13.00-13.30 Concluding Remarks and Looking Ahead

13.30-14.30 Buffet Lunch


Ulteriori informazioni sono disponibili ai seguenti indirizzi e contatti.

AHRC-funded Research Network Series, 2014-16:
Principal Investigator Dr Nicole Thiara, Centre for Postcolonial Studies at Nottingham Trent University, UK; nicole.thiara@ntu.ac.uk
Co-Investigator Dr Judith Misrahi-Barak, EMMA, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier, France; judith.misrahi-barak@univ-montp3.fr