The Tenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 14, Fri Nov 15, Sat Nov 16, Sun Nov 17 2019

Conversations
Panel Discussions
Book Launches
Awards
Workshops

NCPA (South Mumbai)
St. Pauls Institute (Bandra)
Prithvi Theatre (Juhu)

Madhavi Menon

India

Madhavi is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University. She is the author of several books on Shakespeare and queer theory, and editor of ‘Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of Shakespeare’. Her most recent book is ‘Infinite Variety: A History of Desire in India’. She is presently working on her new book on the law as it intersects with sexuality.

sessions

Book In Focus : Midnight’s Children

Panel Discussions Friday, 15th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA
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Words Fall Short

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

The challenge of keeping up with sexual identities.

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  • A C Grayling

    England

    A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s…

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  • George Jose

    India

    George is Associate Dean of the Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts (JDSoLA) and Associate Professor, NMIMS deemed University, Mumbai. He has held full-time positions for more than two…

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  • Hari Krishnan

    USA / Canada

    Hari is Associate Professor in the Department of Dance and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. His research areas include colonialism, post-colonialism and Indian dance, Bharatanatyam in…

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  • Jonathan Gil Harris

    India

    Jonathan is a Delhi-based scholar, teacher and director of Shakespeare. Author of the best-selling ‘The First Firangis: Remarkable Stories of Heroes, Healers, Charlatans, Courtesans and Other Foreigners Who Became…

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