Gour Mohan Sachin Mondal College Rescheduled

The ill-fated seminar on popular culture has been rescheduled to Thursday 25 March 2010 in the Lincoln Room of the American Centre Library.

Gour Mohan Sachin Mandal Mahavidyalaya
In collaboration with
The American Library, Kolkata
UGC Sponsored State Level Seminar on
Popular Fiction: Cultural Artefact or Commercial Product?

10.30 a.m – 11.00 a.m – Registration
Inaugural Session
Welcome Address by Mr. Moulik D. Berkana, Dy. Director, The American Center, U. S. Consulate General, Kolkata
11.15 a.m – 11.25 a.m. – Dr. Dhrubo Jyoti Chattopadhyaya, Pro Vice Chancellor(Academic), Calcutta University.
11.25 a.m – 11.35 a.m. – Dr. Bashab Chaudhuri, Registrar, Calcutta University
11.35 a.m – 11.45 a.m. – Address by Shri Gokul Das, President of the Governing Body
11.45 a.m – 11.55 noon – Address by Shri Tarun Patra, General Secretary, WBCUTA.
11.55 a.m – 12.05 p.m – Address by Dr. Sushanta Banerjee, Library Director, The American Library, Kolkata
12.05p.m. – 12.15p.m. – Address by Dr. A.J. Hasan, Principal.
12.15 p.m. – 12.35 p.m. – Presentation by Mr. Moulik D. Berkana, ‘American Popular Culture: Some Perspectives’
Honourable Guest, Dr. Shyamal Kr. Sarkar (UG Council Secretary, Calcutta University) shall also grace the occasion.
12.35 p.m. – 12.45 p.m. – Tea
Technical Session-I
12.45 p.m. – 1.25 p.m. Dr. Rimi B. Chatterjee, ‘Popular versus Literary: Who Will Make the Indian Canon?
1.25 p.m.– 1.40 p.m. – Samata Biswas- ‘Reading Mills and Boon in India: Genre and Readership’
1.40 p.m. – 2.25 p.m.– Lunch
2.25 p.m. – 2.35 p.m. – Screening of Documentary on The American Library, Kolkata
Technical Session-II
2.35 p.m. – 3.15 p.m – Dr. Sanjukta Das, ‘Interrogating the Popular: Shakespeare, Sholay and the Thakur from Bengal’
3.15 p.m. – 3.30 p.m.- Anupama Maitra ‘On the Write Path: The Young Hip and Happening Genre of Indian Chick Lit’
3.30 p.m. – 3.45 p.m. – Shabina Omar ‘Fairy Tales: Cultural Artefacts Reflecting the Compacted Wisdom of Human Experience
3.45 p.m. – 4.00 p.m. – Coffee
Technical Session-III
4.00 p.m. -4.40 p.m. – Dr. Subir Dhar ‘Racial Jokes’
4.40 p.m. -4.55 p.m. – Piyali Das, ‘The Literary and Commercial Bonding with Bond: An Overview of Fleming’s Most Popular Creation
4.55 p.m. -5.10 p.m. – Sharmistha Chatterjee Sriwastav, ‘Towards the Making of a New Genre: Popular Fiction by Chetan Bhagat – the Mantra for the New Generation
5.10 p.m. -5.20 p.m. – Vote of Thanks


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1 Response to Gour Mohan Sachin Mondal College Rescheduled

  1. oshtorombha says:

    Rimidi, this is highly irrelevant,tao. Your blog header is fatafati.:D

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