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9th 
 | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

a) Matisse Picasso (Col. 52 mins.) Director: Philippe Kohly

b) Paul Gauguin: The Savage Dream (Col. 45 mins.) Director: Michael Gill

22nd 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

Ding Ning is a Professor of Art history & Theory, and Vice Chairman, Deptartment. of Art Studies, Peking University. His areas of interest include Culhnal studies of Visual Arts, Psychology of Art, Western Art History, Philosophy of Art History and Comparative Art studies. He has translated various books on art from English to Chinese, and is the author of numerous articles.

17th 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

Marianne Novy is a Professor of English and Women’s Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. One of the first American feminist Shakespeare critics of the late twentieth century, she has worked against critical tendencies to discuss Shakespeare only in relation to male writers and/ or to see his stature as an obstacle to women’s creativity.

15th 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

David Carrier has a B.S. from MIT and a PhD from Columbia University, USA. After teaching philosophy at the Carnegie Mellon University, he became Champney Family Professor, Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Institute of Art. He has been a Getty Scholar and a Clark Fellow.

14th 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

Born in Dharwar in 1950, Shakuntala Kulkarni studied painting in 1972 and completed her post-graduation in Mural Painting in 1973 from the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai. She studied Graphics at the M.S. University, Baroda in 1974-75 and with a Government of India cultural scholarship for Painting and Graphics, Kulkarni worked under the late Prof. Shankar Palsikar and veteran artists, Akbar Padamsee in Mumbai and Somnath Hore in Santiniketan (1975-1977).

3rd 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

A collaborative photo - performance work by Pushpamala N. and Clare Arni 2000-2004

Based In Bangalore, Pushpamala N. received degrees in Sculpture from M.S. University, Baroda in 1977-85. Over the years, she has worked in varied media, and is presently working in photo performance and video, and has exhibited widely all over the world. The artist has recently made a short film ‘Rashtriya Kheer and Desiy Salad’ for the Majlis recipe book project, as part of her fellowship with Majlis.

27th 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

One of India’s best known artists, Gulammohammed Sheikh, has been painting and teaching art in an art career spanning of over four decades. A poet, writer and art theorist as well, the artist has been a Professor of Art History and Painting at the M.S. University of Baroda, and has lectured in various art centres in India and abroad. He has also contributed essays, articles and papers to various books, catalogues and journals. Experimental and explorative in material and medium, the artist works in a variety of media, including painting, printmaking and digital art.

23rd 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

Kanchana Mahadevan is a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, U.S.A., titled, “Habermas’s Communicative Ethics: An Evaluation.” and has presented papers in various seminars. She has also published articles in journals on Continental Philosophy, Epistemology, Feminist Philosophy and Philosophy of Education. Her areas of interest include Phenomenology, Existentialism, Post-structuralism, Critical Theory, and Social-Political Philosophy.

18th 
 | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

This presentation is a homage to the late artist, Mohan Samant (1926-2004). Born in Mumbai, he graduated from the Sir J.J. School of Arts in 1951, winning India’s two most prestigious art honors in 1952, the gold medal of the Academy of Fine Arts of Calcutta and that of the Bombay Art Society. He worked on a scholarship in Italy and England before going to New York on a John D. Rockefeller grant in 1959, and finally settled in the USA in 1968. Over the years, he had solo shows in the major cities of India, and in New York. The artist’s works can be found in the collections of John D.

8th 
 | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

a)Turner – (Col. 50mins.) Produced by: Cormwell Productions Limited

b)Mary Cassatt–Impressionist from Philadelphia (Col. 30mins.) Produced and directed by: Perry Miller Adato.

22nd 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

Born in Chennai, in 1937, Ramchandra Gandhi studied philosophy in India and England, receiving doctoral degrees in philosophy from Delhi (1966) and Oxford (1971) Universities. He has been Professor of Philosopy at Hyderabad University, Professor of Comparative Religion at Vishvabharati University, Santiniketan, and Professor of South Asian and Comparative Philosophy at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Ramchandra Gandhi is currently engaged in a number of writing projects and is teaching a workshop on the ‘Bhagvadgita in Delhi.

26th 
 |  | 6.30pm | Little Theatre, NCPA

Vasudha Thozhur, an artist based in Baroda, presented her recent paintings. She studied Painting at The College of Arts and Crafts, Madras and at The Croydon School of Art and Design, U.K. She lived and worked in Madras till 1997, and has since been based in Baroda.

26th 
 | 10.30am | NCPA

Convenors: Prashant Parikh and Arindam Dutta