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“With literature comes memory and so many meaningful traditions”: Linguist Ganesh Devy at Sahitya Akademi conference on Contemporary Creative Expression in India

Professor GN Devy feels that alternate media should be used to make literature reach to a wider audience Parul Bajaj, Indian Express, Tue Jul 19 2011 Almost everyone in India knows the Mahabharata, but no one has read it. Listening is … Continue reading

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Call for providing children’s literature in Jharkhand’s endangered tribal languages: Sahitya Akademi’s seminar – Ranchi

The Telegraph, Kolkata, November 28 , 2012 Eight languages spoken by tribals of Jharkhand are among the world’s endangered list of 1,763, including 171 in India, according to a Unesco report. In this context, Sahitya Akademi, which hosted a two-day … Continue reading

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India’s first documentary film on Santal writers by Sangita Datta and produced by the Sahitya Academy New Delhi – Jharkhand, Odisha & West Bengal

Ready for release by the Sahitya Akademi (India’s national institution for the development of Indian letters) and subsequent screenings in and outside India – Information courtesy Sangita Datta, Kolkata, 5 August 2015 First time in the history of Santali literature a full-fledged documentary film … Continue reading

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eJournal | Writing and teaching Santali in different alphabets: A success story calling for a stronger sense of self-confidence – West Bengal

Santali is one of India’s many Adivasi languages. Today, seven different alphabets are used to write in it. Some argue that this great variety does not help the community’s development. | Read the full article (3,3 MB) >> Among South … Continue reading

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eBook & eJournal | Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through Narrative: Conference report – New Delhi

Tribes In Transition-II: Reaffirming Indigenous Identity Through NarrativeReport for the ICSSR-sponsored Two-Day National Conference organised by The Department of English & Outreach Programme Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi on 27-28 February 2017 Read or download the full report (printfriendly PDF, … Continue reading

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