Events

The Cinema of Satyajit Ray

General Programming

Cosponsors
  • Film Society of Lincoln Center
  • Institute for Comparative Literature & Society
  • Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia
  • Humanities Division of University of California,Santa Cruz
Notes
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated

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