Gour Mahavidyalaya

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The Great Victorian Transformation 13 April 2024

The Victorian Period is characterized by the paradoxical moniker- ‘It was the best of times; it was the worst of times’ (Dickens). As the age of industrial revolution and Laissez faire capitalism it witnessed the rise to supremacy of England in Europe ushering in radical social and cultural transformations, mechanization of life, class inequality and […]

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Bengal Film Screening

Concept Note Cinema is the visual mode of communication. As a medium of communication, cinema has intimate connection with literature. Many film directors have also made movies based on literary texts and many literary writers and poets wrote film scripts and lyrics. The proposed workshop provides the students an opportunity to learn about movie-making from

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Poetics and Politics of Translation and Transcreation in India

Concept Note/ Objectives Translation as a cultural practice is fraught with political overtones. The translation of a literary text often leads to its greater visibilisation and dissemination of its ideas and grounded politics. Translation may also lead togreater understanding between cultures and societies. This workshop seeks to discuss the poetics and politics of translation. This

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