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Santiniketan to Smithsonian: We Come in Peace

Santiniketan to Smithsonian: A Tribute to Tagore Udaya Narayana Singh Pro-Vice Chancellor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, India Udaya Narayana Singh is pro-vice-chancellor at the Visva-Bharati, where he joined as Tagore Chair in June 2009. In addition to 150 research papers on linguistics and the sociology of language, he has published four collections of poems and twelve plays in the Maithili language and six books of essays and two collections of poems in Bengali. He is currently leading a team that is compiling a chronological compendium of Tagore's works. He has taught linguistics, English, translation studies, and comparative literature at the universities of Delhi, Baroda, Surat, and Hyderabad. ----- This program was made possible by GENEROUS FINANCIAL AND IN-KIND support from Esha and Anandarup Ray. LEAD SUPPORT FROM Dr. Rita and Mr. A.J. Gupta, Saswati and Asok Motayed, Candace J. and Suri Sastri GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM Rama and Arun Deva, Manjulika and Hiten Ghosh, Sambhu and Promila Banik, Indu and Girish Jindia , Ram Mukunda (India Globalization Capital Inc.) ADDITIONAL SUPPORT FROM Meera and Debdas Ghosal, Amitava and Sanghamitra Dutta, Arun and Ibhana Mukherjee, Rajiv and Neena Shenoy (ORCA TV), Sona Varma and Sujoy Bose, Rina and Subhash Saha, Supriya and Devbrat Dutt, Anand A. Devadas SPECIAL THANKS TO The Embassy of India, The Indian Council for Cultural Relations ADVISORY COMMITTEE Samia Ahmed, Monali Chowdhurie-Aziz, Rama Deva, Manjulika and Hiten Ghosh, Sukanya Mukherji, Esha and Anandarup Ray, Hitabrata Roy, Krishna Roy ----- Originally aired: Saturday, May 28, 2011
Length: 25:02

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