The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

Virtual Festival
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Jonathan Gil Harris


Jonathan is a Delhi-based scholar, teacher and director of Shakespeare. Author of the best-selling ‘The First Firangis: Remarkable Stories of Heroes, Healers, Charlatans, Courtesans and Other Foreigners Who Became Indian’ (2015), his most recent book is ‘Masala Shakespeare: How a Firangi Writer Became Indian’ (2018).


Masala Shakespeare

Panel Discussions Saturday, 16th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

Is the bard an Indian playwright? 

Other Speakers :
Vishal Bhardwaj, Kaveree Bamzai
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Fitting In

Panel Discussions Sunday, 17th Nov 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Title Waves - St Pauls Institute

The outsider as insider.

Other Speakers :
Elizabeth Flock, Nader Fekri
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  • A C Grayling


    A C Grayling CBE, is the Master of the New College of the Humanities, London, and its Professor of Philosophy. He is also a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne’s…

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  • George Jose


    George is Associate Dean of the Jyoti Dalal School of Liberal Arts (JDSoLA) and Associate Professor, NMIMS deemed University, Mumbai. He has held full-time positions for more than two…

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  • Hari Krishnan

    USA / Canada

    Hari is Associate Professor in the Department of Dance and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. His research areas include colonialism, post-colonialism and Indian dance, Bharatanatyam in…

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  • Madhavi Menon


    Madhavi is Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Studies in Gender and Sexuality at Ashoka University. She is the author of several books on Shakespeare and…

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