Tagged: Shakespeare-Marlowe

Seminar schedule

Monday, 22nd September 2014.
Venue: College Auditorium, Kamala Nehru College, Delhi.

9:30 AM to 9:40 AM: Welcome address; by Tina Das, Member, Organising Committee, The Shakespeare and Marlowe Seminar.

9:40 AM to 10:00 AM: ‘Why Shakespeare and Marlowe?’; notes by Shambhavi Pandey, Convenor, The Shakespeare and Marlowe Seminar.

10:00 AM to 10:30 AM: Lecture by Dr. Vikram Chopra, Secretary, The Shakespeare Society of India on ‘Shakespeare and Popular Culture’.

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM: Screening of dramatisation of Doctor Faustus, dramatised by Prof. Rupin W. Desai, (retired) Department of English, University of Delhi.

11:00 AM to 11:15 AM: Tea and informal introductions.

11:15 AM to 12:30 PM: Session 1: Shakespearean women; chairperson: Arpit Kumar, Department of English, University of Delhi.

Toonika Guha, Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi: ““Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair” – An Exploration of the Role of the witches in Macbeth as Agents who Expose Gender and Power Fault lines in Jacobean Society.”
Jasleen Arora, Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi: “Love, sexuality and domestic relationships in Antony and Cleopatra.”
Aprajita Mishra, Bharati College, University of Delhi: “Shakespearean Women: Challenging Traditional Gender Roles.”

12:30 PM to 1:15 PM: Lunch.

1:15 PM to 2:30 PM: Session 2: Culture, cult and cinema; chairperson: Somitra Ganguly, Centre of English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Chinmaya Lal Thakur, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi: “Shakespeare, Postcoloniality, and Adaptation: The Case of Angoor (1982).”
Souradeep Roy, Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, University of Delhi: “Shakespeare: for the elite bhadroloks or for the proletariat in Bengal?”
Anuj Gupta, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi: “The Cult and cultural influence on Shakespeare and Marlowe.”

2:20 to 2:35 PM: Tea break.

2:45 PM to 4:00 PM: Session 3: Antagonists and tragic figures; chairperson: Anavisha Banerjee, Department of English, University of Delhi.

Anna George, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi: “Anti-Semitism in Europe: A Study of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice and Marlowe’s Jew of Malta.”
Rashmi Singh, Bharati College, University of Delhi: “Peripeteia and Anagnorisis: Othello and Faustus as tragic protagonists.”
Meetali Asiwal, Bharati College, University of Delhi: “Tragic Protagonists of Shakespeare and Marlowe.”

4:00 PM to 4:05 PM: Vote of thanks; by Bipasha Nath, Member, Organising Committee, The Shakespeare and Marlowe Seminar.