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SAT, 19th September SKYSCAPES CANYON THEATER BROOK STEPS
9:30-10:00am Morning Music: Utsav Lal Watch session video
10:00-10:30am Inaugural Session:Address by Mayor Matt Appelbaum, Namita Gokhale, William Dalrymple and Sanjoy Roy Watch session video
10:45-11:30am 1. The Poetic Imagination: Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Eleni Sikelianos and Vijay Seshadri, moderated by Joseph Hutchison Sponsored by The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade Watch session video
11:45-12:30pm 2. The Moor’s Account: Laila Lalami in conversation with Jennifer Heath Watch session video 3. Against the Grain: In the Times of Groupspeak: Margo Jefferson, Adrian Molina and Ryan Gattis moderated by David Barsamian Watch session video Come Clay with Me (6-16 years): Caroline Douglas 4. In Search of Sita: The Indian Woman in Myth and Memory: Namita Gokhale and Arshia Sattar in conversation - with screening of a film on Sita Watch Session Video
12:45-1:30pm 5. Twilight Zones: Kai Bird, Simon Sebag Montefiore and William Dalrymple, moderated by Nur Laiq Watch session video 6. Word and Number: Can the Twain Ever Meet?: Manil Suri in conversation with Casey Schwartz Watch Session Video Telling Stories – Engaging With the World in the Music of Speaking: Laura Simms 7. Skin Deep: Mira Jacob and Margo Jefferson, moderated by Nayana Currimbhoy Watch Session Video
1:30-2:15pm LUNCH Piano and clarinet performance Deb Marshall on clarinet and Nan Shannon on piano Watch session video LUNCH Every Story is a Poem: The Storytelling Continuum: Adrian Molina Watch Session Video
2:15-3:00pm 8. Seasons of Flight: Anchee Min, Maina Singh and Prajwal Parajuly, in conversation with Manjushree Thapa Watch session video 9. First Draft: Between Fact and Fiction: Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Amitava Kumar and Marie Brenner, moderated by Jan Ellison Watch Session Video The Story of a Journey (10-12 years) 10. Mad About Books: Hannah Nordhaus, Jason Grunebaum, DW Gibson and Ami Dayan Watch Session Video
3:15-4:00pm 11. The Spoken Word: Celebrating Oral Literatures: Christi Merrill, Linda Hess, Marcia Douglas, Laura Simms and Vikram Chandra, moderated by Claudia Cragg Watch session video 12. Rewilding Our Heart: Marc Bekoff, Hannah Nordhaus and Linda Hogan, moderated by Julene Bair Watch session video The Cave of Co-Creation (10-16 years): Puneeta Roy (Co-Creation through Theater, Art and Creative Visualisation) 13. Rainbow Readings: Manil Suri, Prajwal Parajuly, William Haywood Henderson and Janice Gould, introduced by BK Loren
4:15-5:00pm 14. Cities and their Shadows: DW Gibson, Ryan Gattis and William Dalrymple, moderated by Amitava Kumar Watch session video 15. The Spell of the Sea, the Lure of the Land: Aaron Hirsh, Peter Heller and Patricia Limerick, moderated by Marc Bekoff Watch session video The Cave of Co-Creation (10-16 years): Puneeta Roy (Co-Creation through Theater, Art and Creative Visualisation) 16. Vijay Dandetha: The Shakespeare of Rajasthan: Christi Merrill and Uday Prakash in conversation - with screening of a short film by Uday Prakash Watch Session Video
5:15-6:00pm 17. Red Azalea: Anchee Min introduced by Rahul Jacob Watch session video 18. Barn Owl’s Wondrous Capers: Sarnath Banerjee and Mario Acevedo, in conversation with Maeve Conran Watch session video The Enduring Wisdom of South Asia: Arshia Sattar, Shabnam Virmani and Vikram Chandra in conversation (Special Delegate Session) 19. In The Mindfields: Casey Schwartz in conversation with Julie Colwell Watch Session Video
6:15-7:00pm 20. A Writers Life: Why,How,What?: Simon Sebag Montefiore, Vikram Chandra and Jung Chang moderated by Rahul Jacob Watch session video
7:30pm Evening Music: George Brooks, Kala Ramnath, V. Selvaganesh, Osam Ezzeldin
SUN, 20th September SKYSCAPES CANYON THEATER BROOK STEPS
10:00-10:30am Morning Music: Shabnam Virmani Watch session video
10:45-11:30am 21. The Wilderness of Mirrors: Inside the CIA: Kai Bird in conversation with Marie Brenner Watch session video 22. Natives and Newcomers: The Way We Lived: Debra Magpie Earling, Elizabeth Fenn, Linda Hogan and Patricia Limerick, moderated by Duncan Campbell Watch session video Taking Control of your Narrative (13-16 years): Tanaya Winder 23. Twice Told Texts: The Inner Life of Translations: Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Christi Merrill and Linda Hess, moderated by Arshia Sattar Watch Session Video
11:45-12:30pm 24. The New Journalism: Looking Back, Looking Forward: Bob Shacochis, Mihir Sharma and Rahul Jacob in conversation Watch session video 25.Matters of Faith: Brian Aivars Catlos and Kalyan Ray, moderated by Arshia Sattar Watch session video What's Your Story? Creating collage art that tells a story (6-16 years):Patricia Chapman 26. Murder She Wrote: The Discreet Charm of the Whodunnit: Ausma Zehanat Khan in conversation with Nayana Currimbhoy Watch Session Video
12:45-1:30pm 27. Jerusalem: Brian Aivars Catlos, Nur Laiq and Simon Sebag Montefiore moderated by Sanjoy Roy Watch session video 28. Gods Without Men: Narrating the Human Condition: Hari Kunzru, Vikram Chandra and Kalyan Ray, in conversation with Nayana Currimbhoy Watch session video What's Your Story? Creating collage art that tells a story (6-16 years): Patricia Chapman 29. Hamro Nepal: Kai Bird, Manjushree Thapa, and Prajwal Parajuly, in conversation with Ali Hasan Watch Session Video
1:30-2:15pm Behind the Scenes: Jaipur Literature Festival: Sanjoy Roy, Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple (Special Delegate Session)Watch Session Video LUNCH LUNCH The Voice and the Word: Jennifer Foerster , Orlando White, Layli Long Soldier and Toluwanimi Obiwole, introduced by Jim Palmer Watch Session Video
2:15-3:00pm 30.The Making of Modern China: Empress Dowager Cixi: Jung Chang introduced by Marie Brenner Watch session video 31. Geographical Imaginations: Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Hari Kunzru, Vijay Seshadri and Ausma Zehanat Khan, in conversation with Rashna Singh Watch session video "Beneath a Story, Lies Another" (13-16 years): Sarnath Banerjee 32. Raising the Spirits: Debra Magpie Earling, Elizabeth Fenn, Lisa Jones and Linda Hogan, moderated by Marcia Douglas Watch Session Video
3:15-4:00pm 33. Return From War: Helen Thorpe, Laird Hunt and Ami Dayan, moderated by Bob Shacochis Watch session video 34. Emergent Stories: New Media Narratives: David Barsamian, Ryan Gattis and Mihir Sharma, introduced by Maeve Conran Watch session video The Cave of Co-Creation (10 -16 years): Puneeta Roy (Co-Creation through Theater, Art and Creative Visualisation) 35. Conversations Between Worlds: Of the Intangible and the Untranslatable: Jason Grunebaum, Uday Prakash and John Vater, introduced by Jules Levinson Watch Session Video
4:15-5:00pm 36. Catherine the Great: Simon Sebag Montefiore introduced by William Dalrymple Watch session video 37. Dirt: A Love Story: Laura Pritchett, Linda Hogan, Peter Heller, Julene Bair and BK Loren, moderated by Janice Gould Watch session video The Cave of Co-Creation (10 -16 years): Puneeta Roy (Co-Creation through Theater, Art and Creative Visualisation) 38. Songs of Kabir: Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Linda Hess and Shabnam Virmani Watch Session Video
5:15-6pm 39. Translating the Spirit: The Embrace of the Invisible: Anne Carolyn Klein, David Germano, Dzigar Kongtrül Rinpoché and Jules Levinson Watch session video 40. India: A Billion Aspirations: Mihir Sharma, Sarnath Banerjee and Rahul Jacob, in conversation with Amitava Kumar Watch session video 41. Speak, Memory: Voices from the Past:Hannah Nordhaus, Marcia Douglas and Namita Gokhale, moderated by Laura Pritchett Watch Session Video
6:15-7:00pm 42. Return of a King:William Dalrymple introduced by Sanjoy Roy Watch Session Video 43. Why Art Matters: Rebecca Walker and Irene Vilar in conversation Watch Session Video
7:00-7:15pm Closing Ceremony