Frames of Reference – Updated Schedule

Frames of Reference, 2012

Schedule for 17th-18th December

 

December 17, 2012

Venue:  New Library Conference Hall, 6th Floor, Library Building

 

9:00am – 10:00am- Registration

10:00am – 11:00am

Inauguration

Note on Frames of Reference by Shivani Gupta (Student, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

Welcome Note by Anjali Monteiro (Dean, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

Inaugural Speech by Prof. S. Parasuraman (Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

Key Note Address by Teesta Setalvad (Civil Rights Activist & Journalist)

11:00am – 11:15am: Tea Break

11:15am – 11:55am

 Panel 1: Literature and Reflections on Violence

‘Dream Deferred’: Depiction of Violence of Slavery and Racism in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Tupac Shakur

Aastha Tyagi, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Representation of Dalit Women in Dalit Men’s Autobiography and in Dalit Women’s Autobiography

Shweta Singh, Delhi University, New Delhi

Discussants: Sujatha Subramaniam & Silja Würgler

11:55am – 1:15pm

Panel 2: Writing, History, Nation…

Violence of Nationalist Ideology: Construction of Memories and Politics of Historiography in Textbooks of Bangladesh and India

Shreya Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Event, Memory and Historical Analysis: A Reconstruction of Temple Destruction in India

Amit K. Suman & Namita Singh, Delhi University, New Delhi

The Memories of a Spark: Reconstructing the 1965 Riots in Madurai against the Imposition of Hindi

Sriram Mohan, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

How Chhattisingpora Changed Chhatisingpora

Haroon Rashid and Tahir Yusuf, Central University of Kashmir, Kashmir

Discussants: Nitya Menon & Mukta Patil

1:15pm – 2:15pm Lunch

2:15pm – 3:35pm

Panel 3: Cinema, Identity and Erasure      

Re-Packaging History: Reading Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’

Ishita Tiwary, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Mass Media and Counter Memory: A Study with Special Reference to the Malayalam Movie ‘Paleri Manikyam: Oru Pathira Kolapathakathinte Kadha'(2009)

Merlin Abey Theresa & Manoj T. P., Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad

Sexuality and Censorship in ‘The Dirty Picture’

Mukta Patil, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Since ‘My Name is Khan’:  The Muslim Star in Post-Liberalized India

Ria De, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

Discussants: Pratik Bhakta & Bishaldeb Halder

3:35pm – 3:50pm Tea break

3:50pm – 5:10pm

Panel 4: Shadow Lines: Borders and Boundaries, Imagined and Real  

Rhetoric of Home and Land in Manipur

Thongam Bipin, Hyderabad Central University, Hyderabad

‘Roja’ and 17 Tomatoes: Reading Images of Violence-Enforcing and Erasures

Sreya Dutt, Jadhavpur University, Kolkata

To Be a Bihari in Maharashtra: Ambient Fear, Violence and Identity

Manish Maskara and Abhilasha NS, Azim Premji University, Bangalore

Legitimization of Violence against Women in Red Corridor

Adsa Fatima, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Discussants: Aastha Tyagi & Likokba

 

December 18, 2012

Venue:  New Library Conference Hall, 6th Floor, Library Building

 

10:00am-11:00am

Panel 5: Visual Narratives

Silence and Secrecy Working Within the Paradigm of Power and Resistance in ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

Gayatri Viswanath, Bombay University, Mumbai

Humour and Contested Narratives in Indian Graphic Novels

Mridula Chari, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Bearing Witness (A study of shadows, dreams and tales)

Ronojoy Sircar, Jamia Millia Islamia , New Delhi

Discussants:  Gitanjali S & Ruchi Sawardekar

11:00am – 11:30am Tea Break

11:30am – 1:00pm

Panel 6: Sexuality and The Stigmatized Self

In Gujarat Riots, 2002: Questions of Identity and Violence

Samia Vasa, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

Tawaifs: A Violent Erasure

Shivani Gupta, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Post-Feminist Embodiment: Exploring Violence and Resistance in Cyberspace

Sujatha Subramaniam, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Discussants: Mrinal Singh & Rajashree Gandhi

1:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch break

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Panel 7: After the Pogrom

Normalizing the Violence in Everyday Lives

Insaf Khan Juneja, Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan

Bombay Muslims Post 1992-1993: Seeking Responses to the Violence

Siddharth Satija and Alia Farooqui, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

The Shrieks of Silence: The Kumher Kaand of 1992

Ridhima Sharma, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

The Din of Silence: Reconstructing the Keezhvenmani Dalit Massacre of 1968

Nithila Kanagasabai, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Discussants: Gursimran Khamba & Fareeda Muhammed

3:30pm – 3:45pm Tea break

3:45pm – 4:25pm

Panel 8:  Religion and the ‘Public’

‘New Religion’ – Construction of a New Religious Identity in Modern India

Vaishnavi C. and R.Sridhar Rao, Azim Premji University, Bangalore

Reading the Mallapuram Debate: Post Colonial State and the Ethics of Place

Mohamed Shafeeq K, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

Discussants: Aanchal Kataria & Ridhima Sharma

4:25pm – 5:00pm

Valedictory

Presentation of Frames of Reference certificates to participants by KP Jayasankar (Professor & Chair, Centre for Critical Media Praxis, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

Vote of Thanks by Sriram Mohan (Student, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences)

 

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