UC Berkeley, Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center, Berkeley, California
The Institute for South Asia Studies at UC Berkeley is delighted to announce the launch of the Tagore Program on Literature, Philosophy and Culture at UC Berkeley. Launched in Fall 2019, the Tagore Program on Literature, Philosophy and Culture at UC Berkeley is first of its kind in the US. Designed to showcase the life and legacy of Rabindranath Tagore, it will sponsor talks and workshops on Tagore, as well as other public events. It will also fund a semester-long visiting professorship in Tagore Studies at UC Berkeley. The afternoon will feature: Poetry recitation by Cal Bangla students Keynote Lecture: Tagore in our Times and His by Prof. Dipesh Chakrabarty. Rabindra Sangeet performances by - Kamalini Mukherji - Nandita Yasmin An abbreviated staging of Rabindranath Tagore's play, Tasher Desh by EnActe Arts.