From November 1st – 3rd, the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities organized a Conference, “Dhvani: Conversations and Performances on Women, Writing & Freedom”. It welcomed presentations from teachers and students from the centre, external speakers, as well as a few performances.
Click on the links below to access the reports written by the MCPH students on each of the sessions. Photos of the event, taken by Sissi Hamann, can be found here.
K. V. Akshara:
Discussion with the director of Babugiri
Saraswatibai Rajwade’s life and work
On Dalit self-writing and the politics of representation
Rohini Shukla & Tanuja Viswanath:
Desabhasa: Bahinabai’s Atmanivedana & Bahinabai Chaudhuri’s Abhangas
Oormila: a one-woman play
Simona Sawhney & Nikhil Govind:
Caught in Transition: On Yakshagana and Gender
K. V. Akshara, T. P. Ashok, Vaidehi & Vidya Hegde:
Panel Discussion: Freedom & Imagination