Williams Hall, Room 826
University of Pennsylvania
Sanskrit Day: A series of short lectures and presentations in Sanskrit.
All presentations will be in Sanskrit.
9:00 AM: Introductions and Welcome Address: Professor Deven Patel (University of Pennsylvania)
10:15 AM: Spoken Sanskrit in the 21st century: Mr. Giri Bharatan
10:30 AM: Sanskrit in North America: Professor Arvind Sharma (McGill University)
11:00 AM: Keynote Address ("Rasa and Sanskrit aesthetics"): Professor Kutumba Sastry, Former Vice-Chancellor of Rastriya Samskrita Sansthan and Somanatha University
2:30 PM: Series of short lectures (participants thus far: Janaki Raman, Sharada Varadarajan, Naresh Cuntoor, Sanjay Kumar)
5:00 PM: Closing remarks and discussion