Date
Sunday, 21 June 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Literature and the Arts in the times of pandemic

As part of our Festivals for the Future programme, British Council in association with the Department of English, St Xavier's University, Kolkata, invites you to a vibrant series of webinars titled ‘The Spreading Ink Festival- Literature and the Arts in the times of Pandemic’, starting on Sunday 21 June. These webinars will take the form of interactive panel discussions where, noted academics and artists from the UK and India will speak on different aspects of the effect of the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 on study of literature and arts, and on individuals.

The first webinar titled 'Performing quarantine - The affective economy of a pandemic' is on 21 June at 3 PM .

Speakers:

Dr Silvija Jestrovic - Professor, School of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Warwick
Dr Milija Gluhovic - Associate Professor, School of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Warwick
Dr Sourit Bhattacharya - Lecturer at Postcolonial Studies, University of Glasgow
Dr Arka Chattopadhyay - Asst. Prof., School of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Gandhinagar
Dr Asijit Datta - Asst. Prof. and Head, Dept. of English, The Heritage College

Moderator: 

Prof Prodosh Bhattacharya, Asst. Prof., Dept. of English, St Xavier's University, Kolkata

Students, academicians, artists and literature enthusiasts are encouraged to join the discussion.

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