The Cinema of Satyajit Ray

Friday, April 24, 2009 - Saturday, April 25, 2009 Furman Gallery, Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center

Notes

No Tickets, no reservations required.

Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Sponsors

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Institute for Comparative Literature & Society

Heyman Center for the Humanities

Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia

Humanities Division of University of California,Santa Cruz

Various speakers from the Film Division, Columbia School of the Arts and elsewhere will assemble to discuss the cinema of Satyajit Ray. Speakers include: Robert Young (Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University); Marcia Landy (Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies, Secondary Appointment in the French and Italian Department, University of Pittsburgh); Mira Nair (President, Mirabai Films; Filmmaker/Director); Ashish Rajyadhyaksha (Centre for the Study of Culture & Society, Bangalore); Shyam Benegal (Filmmaker); Mihir Bhattacharya (Professor Emeritus at Jadavpur University, Calcutta); Samik Bandyopadhyay (Theatre, Film and Arts Critic; Vice Chairman, National School of Drama, India); Michael Wood; Moinak Biswas (Film Studies Professor, Jadavpur University; Editor, Journal of the Moving Image); and Richard Terdiman (Professor of Literature and of the History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz; former Director of UCSC’s Satyajit Ray Film and Study Center)

Participants

  • Robert Young

    Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature

    New York University

  • Marcia Landy

    Distinguished Professor of English and Film Studies, Secondary Appointment in the French and Italian Department

    University of Pittsburgh

  • Ashish Rajadhyaksha

    Senior Fellow

    Centre for the Study of Culture & Society, Bangalore

  • Shyam Benegal

    Filmmaker

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