Adab Foundation Presents

Chandigarh Literature Festival

Great Literature Needs Great Criticism

Clf 2015
  • 10th November 2017, Friday

    Time Session Venue
    1600 hrs – 1610 hrs
    Lighting of Lamp
    Balwant Gargi Open Air Theatre, Panjab University Campus
    1610 hrs – 1630 hrs
    Welcome by Mitul Dikshit
    (Chairman Adab Foundation)
    1630 hrs – 1645 hrs
    Festival Introduction By Annie Zaidi
    Festival Director CLF 2017
    1645 hrs- 1745 hrs When The Moon Shines By Day
    Author Nayantara Sahgal in conversation
    with citic Kiran Nagarkar
    1745 hrs- 1845 hrs Poetrification
    (Hoshruba- Danish Husain, Denzil Smith,
    Beven Fonseca)

    1845 hrs onwards

    Tea

     
  • 11th November 2017, Saturday

    Time Session Venue
    1130 hrs- 1230 hrs Jasoda
    Author Kiran Nagarkar in conversation
    with critic Sreenivasan Jain
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies, PU
    1230 hrs- 1330 hrs नए युग में शत्रु
    Author Manglesh Dabral in conversation
    with critic Asad Zaidi
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies, PU

    1330 hrs- 1430 hrs

    Break

     
    1430 hrs- 1530 hrs Lost Generation
    Author Nidhi Dugar in conversation
    with critic Rajesh Sharma
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies, PU
    1530 hrs- 1630 hrs Until the Lions
    Author Karthika Nair in conversation
    with critic Annie Zaidi
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies, PU
    1530 hrs- 1630 hrs Panel Discussion-Contemporary Art North India
    Dr. Guneeta Chadha
    Rajesh Chadha, Nonika Singh
    Moderator- Rajneesh Vats
    Auditorium, Department of Evening studies,  PU

    1630 hrs- 1645 hrs

    Break

     
    1645hrs-1745 hrs Mohanaswamy
    Author Vasudhendra in conversation
    with critic Jaya Bhattacharji Rose
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies , PU
    1800hrs-1900 hrs Qissebaazi
    (Hoshruba- Danish Husain,
    Manu Sikandar Dhingra)
    Balwant Gargi Open Air Theatre, Panjab University Campus
  • 12th November 2017, Sunday

    Time Session Venue
    1100 hrs- 1200 hrs The Seasons of Trouble: Life amid the ruins of Sri Lanka’s Civil War
    Author Rohini Mohan in conversation
    with critic Mukul Kesavan
    Auditorium, Department of Evening studies , PU
    1100 hrs- 1400 hrs Movie screening followed by discussion
    ‘Anarkali of Aarah’
    Director Avinash Das in conversation
    with critic Mihir Pandya
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies , PU

    1200 hrs- 1230 hrs

    Break

     
    1230hrs- 1330 hrs Munnu: A boy from Kashmir
    Author Malik Sajad in conversation
    with critic Akhil Katyal
    Auditorium, Department of Evening studies , PU

    1330 hrs- 1430 hrs

    Break

     
    1430- 1530 hrs

    Panel Discussion-
    ‘Writing Scared: Freedom of Expression and Punjabi Literature’
    Moderator Amandeep Singh
    Panelists– Prof Surjit Singh, Prof Pali Bhupinder

    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies , PU
    1530 hrs- 1630 hrs Gazing at neighbours
    Author Bishwanath Ghosh in conversation
    with critic Prabhat Singh
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies , PU

    1630 hrs-1645 hrs

    Break

     
    1645 hrs- 1745 hrs The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey
    Author Hansda Sowendra Shekhar in conversation
    with critic Vivek Menezes
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies , PU
    1745 hrs- 1845 hrs "New Words: Young poets present their work in English, Hindi and Punjabi"
    Multi-lingual  event with a focus on a younger generation of poets
    Curated by
    Akhil Katyal and Amy Singh
    Participants-
    Vikramaditya Sahai, Aditi Rao,
    Shrenik Mutha, Shivam Dhall, Puneet Raj Singh, Nosheen Prashar, Akhil Katyal, Amy Singh
    Auditorium, Department of English & Cultural Studies , PU