Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Toronto Festival of South Asian Literature and the Arts

September 30–October 2, 2011

3 days of readings, seminars, music and dance

Panels: Whither South Asian Drama in Canada?
The Problems of Translation and Audience
Is There a Case for a Canadian South Asian Literary Identity?
Concerns of a New Generation
The Indo-Caribbean Phenomenon
etc.

special appearance by renowned dramatist Girish Karnad

lecture: Mahesh Dattani

book launch

classical dance - Fallen Rain by inDANCE

vocal concert

recitals of Faiz & Tagore

Participants (Canadian):
Baidar Bakht · Navtej Bharati · Nandi Bhatia · Rana Bose · Cheran · Cyril Dabydeen · Ramabai Espinet · Andrea Gunraj · Sheniz Janmohamed · Sally Jones · Shaista Justin · Surjeet Kalsey · Chelva Kanaganayakam · Kwai Li · Anand Mahadevan · Rabindra Maharaj · Ashok Mathur · Julie Mehta · Ameen Merchant · Ananya Mukherjee · Arun Mukherjee · Uma Parameswaran · Sase Persaud · Ajmer Rode · Nuzhat Siddiqui · Dalbir Singh · Suwanda Sugunasiri · Priscila Uppal · Rahul Varma · Padma Viswanathan · Nalini Warriar · John van Burek

Participants (International):
Meena Alexander · Kamini Dandapani · Mahesh Dattani · Asif Farrukhi · Girish Karnad · Harish Narang · Neerav Patel

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