Universities and museums organise engaging sessions
From physics in the Olympics to art activities — online sessions hosted by Ashoka University, Amity University, Sister Nivedita University and tours of DAG Museum, Ghare Baire, open its doors to the youth. Here’s what you can add to your activity calendar this month.
Scientifically Speaking: Season 3
Organised by: Ashoka University
When: September 14, 6pm
What is it: A lecture on physics at the Olympic Games
What to expect: Arnab Bhattacharya, centre director, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, will speak on the interplay between sports and physics.
Register by clicking here.
Back to the Museum
Organised by: Ghare Baire, Currency Building, DAG Museum
When: September 18, 10am to 3.30pm
Where: Ghare Baire, Currency Building, Dalhousie (11B, Old Court House St, Lal Dighi, BBD Bagh, Kolkata)
What is it: An array of on-ground games and activities for youngsters
What to expect:
· Art Activities for those between 6 and 16
· Treasure Hunt for students above 14 years
· Art Quiz for 18-25 age group
Register by clicking here .
Organised by: Sister Nivedita University, department of English
When: September 21, 6.30pm
What is it: A panel discussion on gender and queer in English literature
What to expect: Monikinkini Basu, assistant professor, department of English, Sister Nivedita University, and Soumyajit Chandra, lecturer, department of English, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, will talk about the influences of gender and queer on English literature.
Join by clicking here.
International Conference on Cross-cultural Innovations in Art, Design and Animation
Organised by: Amity School of Fine Arts, Kolkata
When: September 24 to September 26
What is it: A three-day conference for students of design, artwork and animation
What to expect: Speakers from the field of fine arts, design, comics and animation — Shatarupa Thakurta Roy, assistant professor, department of humanities and social sciences, IIT Kanpur; Guneeta Chadha, professor and head of the department of fine arts, Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Chandigarh; Ushmita Sahu, director and head curator of Emami Art, Kolkata; Prasad Onkar assistant professor, department of design, IIT Hyderabad; Ziska Riemann, a German comic artist; Swati Bhattacharya, associate professor, Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata; Ranjan Kumar Mullik, dean of School of Art and Design, Chitkara University, Chandigarh; Ashish S Kulkarni, chairman of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for animation, visual effects, gaming and comics; Melihat Tuzun, professor of fine arts, design and architecture, painting department, Namik Kemal University, Turkey; Pradosh K. Mishra, professor, department of history of art, Banaras Hindu University; and Lala Rukh Selim, professor, department of sculpture, Institute of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Click here to know more.
Register and submit your art by September 12, 2021.
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