Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad, in association with the Sahitya Akademi and the University of Hyderabad, is organising a multilingual poetry reading session, on 25th January, at the School of Humanities Auditorium, University of Hyderabad. 21 poets will be participating in this session, and will read out their collections of poems in Telugu, Hindi, Urdu and English.
The Telugu poetry session will be chaired by Prof. B Ramabrahmam, and will have 5 other poets - Prof. Sanjeeva Rao Shikamani, Dr. D Srinivasacharya, Dr. Rallabandi Kavita Prasad, N Aruna and Shajahana. The Urdu session will be chaired by Prof. Mohd. Baig Ehsas, and will have Talib Khundmeeri, Ali Zaheer, Jameela Nishat and Rauf Khair as the other poets.
The Hindi poetry session is being chaired by Prof. Shashi Mudiraj. He will be assisted by Dr. Nandakishore Sharma, Dr. Rishabha Deo Sharma and Dr. Kavita Vachaknavi. And finally, the English poetry session will be chaired by Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, with Prof. Mohan G Ramanan, Prof. M Sridhar, Prof. Hoshang Merchant, Dr. Sridala Swami and Usha Akella as the other participants.
The session starts at 10:30am and will last till 5:30pm, and anybody interested can attend it. Please contact 6652-6443/2324-1791 for further details.