DAY 1 – FRIDAY – 15 SEPTEMBER 2017

9:00 – 9:30 | Venue: K K Hebbar Gallery and Art Center

Inauguration of Art Exhibition

9:00 – 9:30 | Venue: Study Room, MCPH

Inauguration of Photography Exhibition

9:30 – 10:00 | Venue: MCPH Pavilion

Inauguration of Book Fair

10:00 – 10:45 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Inauguration of Literary Meet by Chief Guest Prof Chandrashekhara Kambara. Guest of Honour Smt Vaidehi. Presided by Dr H Vinod Bhat, Vice Chancellor, Manipal University, Manipal

10:45 – 11:45 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Inaugural Address by Chandrasekhar Kambara

11:45 – 12:00

Tea Break

12:00 – 1:00 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditoriu­m

A Poet’s Journey: A Glimpse into K Satchidanandan’s Creative World

1:00 – 2:00

Lunch Break

2:00 – 4:00 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

New Directions in Kannada Literature with Mallepuram G Venkatesh, O L Nagabhushana, U Maheshwari, Vivek Rai, and Muraleedhara Upadhya

 4:00 – 4:30

Tea Break

4:30 – 5:30 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Word to Reel: Girish Kasaravalli in conversation with N Manu Chakravarthy

DAY 2 – SATURDAY – 16 SEPTEMBER 2017

9:30 – 10:30 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Anjum Katyal and Shanta Gokhale on Writing and Theatre

10:30 – 11:30 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Sandip Roy on Writing about Family and Sexuality

11:30 – 11:45

Tea Break

11:45 – 1:00 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Mythology and Contemporary Sensibility: Kiran Nagarkar on Writing for Stage

1:00 – 2:00

Lunch Break

2:00 – 4:00 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Understanding Blindness in Literature with Hemachandran Karah, L Subramani and  Shilpaa Anand

4:00 – 4:30

Tea Break

4:30 – 5:30 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Bandish: A Literary Perspective by Anuradha Kuber

5:30 – 6:00

Tea Break

DAY 3 – SUNDAY – 17 SEPTEMBER 2017

9:30 – 11:30 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditorium

Literature Across Borders and Languages: The Art of Translation with Aleix Ruiz Falques, Kamala Ramaswamy, Nalini Thampi, Sajal Dey and N T Bhat

11:30 – 11:45

Tea Break

11:45 – 1:00 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditoriu­m

Poetry and the Lyric in Jayant Kaikini’s Voice

1:00 – 2:00

Lunch Break

2:00 – 3:00 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditoriu­m

Complexities of Life Writing: Biography, Autobiography and Travelogue with Ira Pande

3:00 – 4:00 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditoriu­m

Ananya Kasaravalli and Arunaraje Patil on ‘Freedom’ and Women Crafting Movies

4:00 – 4:30

Tea Break

4:30 – 5:30 | Venue: Gangubai Hanagal Auditoriu­m

Dialogues between Writer and Critic with C N Ramachandran and Vivek Shanbhag