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The Cinema of Satyajit Ray

General Programming

dateApril 25–26, 2009 locationWalter Reade Theater, Furman Gallery
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
Young boy, from Satyajit Ray's Apu Trilogy

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