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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

South Asia Seminar Series Friday, March 4

Documentary Screening
with filmmaker Meghnath Bhattacharjee.

Date: Friday, March 4
Time: 3-5 PM
Place: 710 Social Sciences

 Maghnath has been documenting the cultural and political events within tribal communities in central India. Dance and music performances by tribal minorities in India, in association with their social and political movements are central to the filmography of Meghnath.

Meghnath is coming to here to interview people who worked with Dr. Ram Dayal Munda when he taught  in the Dept. of South Asian Studies.  R. D. Munda became an important and charismatic leader in  the cultural arts and  politics of tribal minorities in central India when he gave up his tenured post at U of MN to head a Dept. of Tribal and Regional Languages in the Bihar state University system (at Ranchi).

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