South Asian Literature Festival 2013
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.
Get your ticket
Tickets are available at the South Asian Literature Festival website. Alternatively, call the Festival Box Office on 01865 798797.
University of Westminster students and staff
Free tickets are available for University of Westminster students and staff - just email the box office at [email protected] with your name, contacts details, and events you would like to attend.
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
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