Adab Foundation Presents

Chandigarh Literature Festival

Great Literature Needs Great Criticism

Clf 2015
  • 5th November 2015

    5th November
    Time
    Venue- I
    1600 hrs – 1610 hrs Lighting of Lamp
    1610 hrs – 1620 hrs Welcome and Theme
    introduction by Mitul Dikshit
    (Chairman Adab Foundation)
    1620 hrs – 1630 hrs Festival Introduction By Jai Arjun Singh,
    Festival Director CLF 2015
    1630 hrs – 1730 hrs Celebrating Biblio’s 20-years journey
    Dilip Padgaonkar, Darryl D’Monte, Manisha Sethi , Brinda Datta, Sagarika Ghose, Rukmini Bhaya Nair
    1730 hrs – 1750 hrs Presentation of
    LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LITERATURE to NAYANTARA SAHGAL
    1750 hrs – 1850 hrs Author Nayantara Sahgal in conversation with critic Kiran Nagarkar

    1850 hrs – 1905 hrs

    Break

  • 6th Nov 2015- Venue-I

    6th November
    Time
    Venue-I
    1030hrs – 1130 hrs "Eating God"
    Author Arundhathi Subramaniam in conversation with critic
    Akshaya Kumar Gupta

    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

    Tea Break

    1145 hrs – 1245 hrs "Bedtime Story"
    Author Kiran Nagarkar in conversation with critic Jai Arjun Singh
    1245 hrs – 1345 hrs "Restart: The Last Chance for the Indian Economy"
    Author Mihir S. Sharma in conversation with critic Soutik Biswas

    1345 hrs – 1445 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1445 hrs – 1545 hrs "Would You Like Some Bread with That Book"
    Author Veena Venogopal in conversation with critic Poorva Rajaram
    1545 hrs -1645 hrs "Landscapes of Fear: Understanding Impunity"
    Author Navsharan in conversation with critic Manisha Sethi

    1645 hrs – 1700 hrs

    Tea Break

    1700 hrs – 1800 hrs "Righteous Republic"
    Author Ananya Vajpeyi in conversation with critic Dileep Padgaonkar
    1800 hrs- 1900 hrs “The making of Literature: Voices from the City”
    Manju Jaidka in conversation with Chandigarh Authors

    6th Nov 2015- Venue-II

    6th November
    Time
    Venue-II
    1100hrs – 1130 hrs Out of Print Workshop
    By Indira Chandrasekhar

    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

     
    1145 hrs – 1245 hrs Out of Print Workshop
    By Indira Chandrasekhar
    1245 hrs – 1345 hrs Poetry from Chandigarh
    Moderator: Madhav Kaushik

    1345 hrs – 1445 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1530 hrs -1730 hrs "Masaan" Screening
    1730 hrs – 1830 hrs "Masaan"
    Director Neeraj Ghaywan, Script Writer Varun Grover in conversation with critic Uday Bhatia
  • 7th Nov 2015- Venue-I

    7th November
    Time
    Venue-I
    1030hrs – 1130 hrs "The Dead Camel and Other Stories of Love"
    Author Parvati Sharma in conversation with critic Aditya Mani Jha

    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

    Tea Break

    1145 hrs – 1245 hrs "Fractals"
    Poet Sudeep Sen in conversation with critic Akshay Kumar
    1245 hrs – 1345 hrs "When God Is A Traveller"
    Author Arundhathi Subramaniam in conversation with critic Nirupama Dutt

    1345 hrs – 1445 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1445 hrs – 1545 hrs "60 Indian Poets"
    Author Jeet Thayil in conversation
    with critic Jennifer Robertson
    1545 hrs -1645 hrs “बर्फ-आशना परिन्दे”
    Author Tarannum Riyaz in conversation with critic
    Noor Zaheer

    1645 hrs – 1700 hrs

    Tea Break

    1700 hrs – 1800 hrs "Space Gulliver: Chronicles of an Alien"
    Poet Sampurna Chattarjee in conversation with critic Arundhathi Subramaniam

    7th Nov 2015- Venue-II

    7th November
    Time
    Venue-II
    1030hrs – 1245 hrs

    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

    "Killa"
    Screening
    1245 hrs – 1345 hrs “Killa”
    Director Avinash Arun in conversation with critic Mihir Pandya

    1345 hrs – 1445 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1445 hrs – 1645 hrs "NH-10"
    Screening

    1645 hrs – 1700 hrs

    Tea Break

    1700 hrs – 1830 hrs "NH-10"
    Director Navdeep Singh and screenwriter Sudip Sharma in conversation with critic Trisha Gupta

    7th Nov 2015- Venue-III

    7th November
    Time
    Venue- III
    1030hrs – 1130 hrs "Out of Print"
    Workshop for writers
    By Indira Chandrasekhar

    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

    Tea Break

    1145 hrs – 1245 hrs "Out of Print"
    Workshop for writers
    By Indira Chandrasekhar
  • 8th Nov 2015- Venue-I

    8th November
    Time
    Venue-I
    1030hrs – 1130 hrs “The Sly Company Of People Who Care”
    Author Rahul Bhattacharya in conversation with critic Rukmini Bhaya Nair

    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

    Tea Break

    1145 hrs – 1345 hrs Session on Literary criticism
    Rajni George, Satish Padmanabhan, Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Jai Arjun Singh

    1345 hrs – 1445 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1445 hrs – 1545 hrs “No Direction Rome”
    Author Kaushik Barua in conversation with critic Shougat Dasgupta
    1545 hrs -1645 hrs “Churning the Earth”
    Authors Aseem Shrivastava and Ashish Kothari in conversation with critic Darryl D’Monte

    1645 hrs – 1700 hrs

    Tea Break

    1700 hrs – 1800 hrs “Pluto”
    Poet Gulzar and Translator Nirupama Dutt in conversation with critic Sukrita Paul

    8th Nov 2015- Venue-II

    8th November
    Time
    Venue-II
    1030hrs – 1130 hrs

    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

    "Bhai Jaita’s Sri Gur Katha"
    Author Neeti Singh in conversation with critic Desraj Kali
    1130 hrs- 1145 hrs

    Tea Break

    1145 hrs – 1245 hrs “सृजन का रसायन”
    Author Shivmurti in conversation with critic Satyanand Nirupam
    1245 hrs – 1345 hrs "Dream Catcher"
    Author Sukrita Paul in conversation with critic Nirupama Dutt

    1345 hrs – 1445 hrs

    Lunch Break

    1445 hrs – 1645 hrs "Badlapur"
    Screening

    1645 hrs – 1700 hrs

    Tea Break

    1730 hrs – 1830 hrs "Badlapur"
    Director Sriram Raghavan in conversation with critic Baradwaj Rangan