Programme for 2nd Symposium on ‘De-Professionalisation’

Programme for the 2nd Symposium in the ‘Literary Activism’ series, on ‘De-professionalisation’, hosted by the UEA Centre for the Creative and the Critical at Presidency University, and the India International Centre, New Delhi.

Supported by the Infosys Science Foundation.

Talk on ‘De-Pofessionalisation’ in Calcutta, 5th and 11th January
Venue: Acharya JC Bose Auditorium, Presidency University.

5th January

4 – 5pm – Prof. Sunetra Gupta, ‘The Uses of Infidelity: Aspects of a working life, with special reference to publications and entertainment’

11th January

10.45 – Opening remarks, Amit Chaudhuri
11 – 11.45 am – Prof Peter D Mcdonald, ‘Jonah K and the University’
12 – 12.45 am – Prof Rosinka Chaudhuri, ‘Adorno and Tagore: an Exploration’

Lunch

2 – 2.45 pm – Nikil Saval, ‘The little magazine, between journalism and academia’
3 – 3.45 pm – Amit Chaudhuri, ‘Varieties and Limits of Legitimacy’

Coffee break

4.15 – 5 pm, Prof Jon Cook, Closing Address

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