17-SEP-2019: Seminar held on sensibility changes in Malayalam short story
ALIGARH September 17: A two-day national seminar was held on "Sensibility changes in the twenty first century Malayalam short story" by Malayalam Sargavedi, a literary and research forum of the Malayalam section of the Department of Modern Indian Languages, Aligarh Muslim University.
Chief guest, Prof Valsalan Vatussery, noted Malayalam critic and Head, Department of Malayalam, Sree Sankaracharya Sanskrit University, pointed out that small narratives have replaced the grand narrative as the ever growing multimedia has strong impact on the narrative style of modern Malayalam fiction.
In his inaugural speech, Prof Tariq Chhattari, noted Urdu short story writer and Chairman, Department of Urdu, elaborated the sensibility changes that have occurred in Indian short story and underlined the significance of translated short stories in understanding regional literary concerns in Indian context.
Dr Krishnan Unni P, a well-known Malayalam critic and Associate Professor of English, Delhi University delivered the key note address while Prof Kranti Pal, Punjabi writer and Chairman, Department of Modern Indian Languages, presided over the session.
Prof T N Satheesan, Prof V A Valsalan and Prof Noushad Ali PM also spoke on the occasion.
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