From the Classical to Harlem Literature

From the Classical to Harlem Literature

On 8th October 2018 the Department of English organised a Student’s Seminar. It started at 10:15 in the morning with Father Principal’s speech and guidance with announcement of Departmental programmes in the morning assembly. Mr. Vasudeva Naidu addressed the gathering. Seminar papers were presented by three representatives from each batch. III year speakers Mingmar Tamang, Ruchita Sinha and Shalini Das presented on ‘Theatre’ covering Kudiyattam, Kabuk,i and The Theatre of the Oppressed respectively. II year speakers Saiman Tamang, Muskaan Pariyar and Sushmita Gurung presented ‘Black poetry’ emphasizing on the Jazz culture, the Harlem Renaissance with Langston Hughes, and Maya Angelou respectively .I year speakers Sharon Lepcha and Anit Thapa presented papers on ‘Folk Tales’ of Tibet and Nepal respectively.
The presentation was followed by a commentary and questions by Ms. Bedika Rai and Ms. Tapaswi Rahul Gurung. Dr. Terence Mukhia shared his thoughts and experiences with seminars and Black or Oppressed literature as well as summing up the papers of the seminar. Ms. Bedika Rai congratulated the paper presenters and thanked Mr. Vasudeva Naidu for his guidance and help to all the speakers as well as to the students who patiently attended the seminar and raised questions for the clarification of doubts. It was a success and the seminar ended with a short speech and a vote of thanks by a student representative Sylvester Seivizio.
Report submitted
Reema Thapa Part III English Honours
Sylvester Seivizio Part III English Honours


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