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Jan 27, 2017

Caesurae and English Department, Sikkim University

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Caesurae Collective Society includes some vibrant research scholars from the English Department, Sikkim University and it is with their support, two academic events were organized in 2016. One was with Rochelle Potkar, the poet and writer hailing from Mumbai, who is a Caesurae member. She conducted a day long Haibun and Haiku workshop with the students and the faculty members of the English Department on the 11th of April, 2016. Research scholars from Sociology, Political Science, Peace and Conflict Department, students from Sikkim Manipal University also joined in this workshop.

The second event was a lecture by Professor Ashok Mohapatra, from Sambalpur University, on Kazio Ishiguro’s novel, Remains of the Day (1989), and the film made on the text by James Ivory (1993). This was on 14th of November, 2016. Professor Mohapatra talked about film adaptation, with reference to this text to film. The well-known Sikkimese poet, Guru Tshering Ladhaki joined the students in this presentation by Professor Mohapatra.

 

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