Seventh Annual Tamil Studies Conference 2014: « In Many Worlds: Kudi / Kudiyurimai, Belonging, and Citizenship in the Tamil Imaginary »

Below you will find an announcement of the upcoming Seventh Annual Tamil Studies Conference –« In Many Worlds: Kudi / Kudiyurimai, Belonging, and Citizenship in the Tamil Imaginary »–to be held in Toronto on May 16-18, 2014.

“In Many Worlds: Kudi / Kudiyurimai,

Belonging, and Citizenship in the Tamil Imaginary” Organised by the University of Toronto, St. George and Scarborough Campuses, to be held on May16- May 18, 2014.

The plenary speakers include: C.S. Lakshmi, (a world renowned author and feminist scholar), and V. Arasu, (Head of the Tamil Department at the University of Madras and leading scholar of Tamil literature and print culture).

There will be more than 30 papers read by scholars, artists, activists and writers from N.America, Europe, S.Asia, Central America and Australasia.
***Please note: On May 16 , the conference will be free for everyone to attend and it will be held at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. More information will be available for the programs on that day shortly

Moreover, this year we will have a special performance called « Uravu ». This will take place on May 17 @ 8.00pm.

There will also be a show on May 18, details TBA.
Tickets will be: $15 (early bird) and $20 (at the door)***

Please see the website: http://www.tamilstudiesconference.ca/ for full details of the participating scholars, performances and to register to attend.  Registration is now open and will remain open until May 8 2014, 2pm. After this date, all those interested in attending the conference can register on the days of the conference.

Registration and Admin Team Tamil Studies Conference 2014: “In Many Worlds: Kudi / Kudiyurimai, Belonging, and Citizenship in the Tamil Imaginary”

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