Free tickets to South Asian Literature Festival
17 October 2013
SALF is a celebration of the language, culture and literary heritage of South Asia and is produced annually by Amphora Arts. Major themes this year include Indo-Caribbean literature, the ‘Other’ in Asian Britain, Partition and Mythology.
With support from the Arts Council England, British Council, and Foyle Foundation, SALF will present 30 events with over 50 writers.
For full details on the festival, visit the South Asian Literature Festival website.
Get your free ticket
Sign up for your free ticket via the South Asian Literature Festival website.
Festival events hosted at the University
The following events take place at our Regent Street site:
- Asian Britain: A Photographic History (opening night), Susheila Nasta, Razia Iqbal and Florian Stadtler , University of Westminster, Wednesday 23 October, 6.30pm
- Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture Gaiutra Bahadur and Neel Mukherjee , University of Westminster, Friday 25 October, 6.30pm
- From Floor to Ceiling: Symposium on South Asian floor-drawings and murals , various speakers, University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 9am-5pm
- Dastan-e-Khusro: A Panoramic view of Amir Khusro, Taimur Rehman , University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 12 midday
- Reporting Across Borders: India and Pakistan, Declan Walsh and Rahul Kansal, Moderated by Shreela Ghosh , University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 1.30pm
- Speaking Out! Queer Desi literature , various speakers, University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 3pm
- Dancing to the Flute , Manisha Jolie Amin, University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 3pm
- Partition Tales , various speakers, University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 4.30pm
- Revisiting Mythology, Sangeeta Bahadur, John Jackson, Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini, Mike Medaglia and Sarwat Chadda , University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 4.30pm
- “Bangla Sahityo” – Influences of Bengali Literature on both sides of the Border, Kunal Basu and Kaiser Haq., moderated by Shreela Ghosh, performance by Arun Ghosh, University of Westminster, Saturday 26 October, 7.30pm
About the University of Westminster:
The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.
We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.
Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.
Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.