Dr Pattanaik’s Events in the United States of America, 2016

 

List of Devdutt’s events:

 

 

Jaipur Literature Festival, Boulder, Colorado :

24th September, 2016

Pride and Prejudice
with Devdutt Pattanaik, Charles Rice-Gonzalez and Thrity Umrigar discusses queer pride and the prejudices it confronts.

Time: 1:30pm- 2:30pm

(OPEN EVENT)

25th September, 2016

Olympus: Indian Retelling of Greekness
Introduced by poet Eleni Sikelianos.
Ancient Greece and India have both bequeathed a lasting body of myth to the world. Reversing the gaze, DevduttPattanaik explores the fascinating connections between these stories and sagas.

Time: 2:45pm-3:45pm

(Open event)

Register here HTTPS://JAIPURLITERATUREFESTIVAL.ORG/BOULDER/REGISTRATION-2016/


 

University of Washington, Seattle :

29th September, 2016

The Stories of Hindu Gods: the Fruits of the Vedic Tree
Hindu mythology abounds with fascinating gods, goddesses and larger-than-life fantastical stories around them. However, very little is known about the deeper significance, symbology and life lessons that these stories offer. Devdutt throws light on the profound meaning of Hindu mythology and its relevance in modern times.

Time: 3pm-4:30pm
Venue : Allen Auditorium , Allen North Library Ground floor

(Open event)


 

Boston Public Library, Boston :

1st october, 2016

launch of south asian author series
Hindu mythology abounds with fascinating gods, goddesses and larger-than-life fantastical stories around them. However, very little is known about the deeper significance, symbology and life lessons that these stories offer. Devdutt throws light on the profound meaning of Hindu mythology and its relevance in modern times.

Time: 2pm-3:30pm

(Open event)


Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto :

4th october, 2016

The Rama Epic with Alternate titles considered by Valmiki, a prelude to “The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe”
Ramayana is not a fairy tale or parable but a myth (cultural truth) that reveals complex timeless gender tensions. This explains its enduring appeal. Devdutt explores the beauty & timelessness of Ramayana as a prelude to “The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe” an upcoming exhibit at Asian Art Museum at a private gathering organised by Ink Talks & SACHI.

Time: 7pm-9pm

(Ticketed Event)

Ticket link : HTTPS://WWW.EVENTBRITE.COM/E/DEVDUTT-PATTANAIK-IN-A-DISCUSSION-OF-THE-RAMAYANA-TICKETS-27694770805?AFF=ERELEXPMLT


 

Chrysalis Institute, Richmond at Grace Street Theater :

6th october, 2016

The myth we live in: OUr ideas of truth, the stories that unite and Divide 
in our controversial political landscape, there may be anger and violence between peoples with different world views and divergent solutions to the conflicts confronting us. our own cultural story and the subjective truth we believe shapes our world view: bringing us together or tearing us apart. our stories, our subjective truth is the myth we live in.

Time: 7pm-9pm
Venue: VCU Grace Street Theater

(TICKETED EVENT)

Ticket link: HTTP://WWW.CHRYSALISINSTITUTE.ORG/EVENT-2265667


 

Yale University, New Haven :

7th october, 2016

Understanding Mythology
Devdutt illustrates how every culture, Indian or Western, religious or secular, modern or tribal, uses stories, symbols and rituals over generations to convey its own truth that is indifferent to rationality. Without myth there is no meaning, and without meaning, there is no culture.

Time: 2pm-5pm

(Open Event)


 

Indo American Arts Council Literature Festival, New York :

9th october, 2016

Understanding Mythology
Devdutt illustrates how every culture, Indian or Western, religious or secular, modern or tribal, uses stories, symbols and rituals over generations to convey its own truth that is indifferent to rationality. Without myth there is no meaning, and without meaning, there is no culture.

Time: 11am-12pm
Venue: Kimmel Centre, NYU

(TICKETED EVENT)

Tickets: HTTPS://WWW.EVENTBRITE.COM/E/SESSION-1A-UNDERSTANDING-MYTHOLOGY-TICKETS-27379469731


JIVAMUKTI YOGA CENTRE , JERSEY CITY :

9TH OCTOBER, 2016

The Stories of Hindu Gods = the Fruits of the Vedic Tree
Hindu mythology abounds with fascinating gods, goddesses and larger-than-life fantastical stories around them. However, very little is known about the deeper significance, symbology and life lessons that these stories offer. Devdutt throws light on the profound meaning of Hindu mythology and its relevance in modern times

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm

(Open event)


 

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