Discussion on Bengali poet Vidyapati at American Centre, Kolkata

The US Consulate General will hold a discussion highlighting the influence of 15th century poet Vidyapati on Bengali literature and culture.

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The US Consulate General Kolkata invites you to “Inventing the Vidyapati Tradition:  Lyric Poetry and Memorialization in Maithili and Bengali Literatures”. Led by Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Christopher Diamond, the discussion will highlight the influence of fifteenth century poet Vidyapati on Bengali literature and culture. Diamond will also share his experience as a Fullbright scholar in India and his views on South Asian Language research and education in the US.

Where: Lincoln Room, American Centre

When: June 13, 5.30 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Entry is free.

For further enquiries: americancenterkolkata@state.gov

 

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