Cracklers at Night Category

Screening of Satyajit Ray’s Days and Nights in the Forest – May 13

Rita Banerjee will introduce and lead the discussion for Satyajit Ray’s 1970 film, Days and Nights in the Forest (অরণ্যের দিনরাত্রি ), on Tuesday May 13, 2014 from 6-8:30 pm for the Institute for Indology and Tibetology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.  The screening will take place in Seminar Room 427 (Ludwigstr. 31, Munich).  The screening is part […]

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Literary Taboo Workshop at the Munich Readery – April 27

Literary Taboo Creative Writing Workshop Sunday, April 27 * 14:00-16:00 The Munich Readery, Augustenstraße 104, 80798 München Come join Rita Banerjee and the Munich Readery for an afternoon of literary games, riddles and creative writing!  Get ready to play Literary Taboo. During the game, you may be asked to describe a person, idea, object, or […]

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Feature in Poets & Writers Magazine

Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, Elissa Lewis, and Jessica Reidy are featured in the March/April 2014 Writers Retreats Issue of Poets & Writers Magazine for their instruction in the 2014 Yoga & Writing Retreat at the Château de Verderonne.  In this special issue of Poets & Writers, the “Conferences & Residencies” section features the Cambridge […]

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Vanguard Seattle Featured Event – Feb 28 – A Night at the Victrola Reading

A special thanks to Vanguard Seattle, an arts, culture, and fashion journal, for featuring the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop’s “A Night at the Victrola” #AWP14 Reading as one of their featured #Seattle events for the week of February 25 – March 2.  The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop presents many poets from both coasts and several grads of […]

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A Night at the Victrola, AWP 2014 Reading

Friday February 28, 2014* 8:30-10:00pm Victrola Coffee & Art 411 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112 The Cambridge Writers’ Workshop presents “A Night at the Victrola,” an AWP 2014 Reading, featuring the talents of Peter Mountford, Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, Pattabi Seshadri, Nancy Jooyoun Kim, Kevin Skiena, Jessica Day, Anca Szilágyi, Talia Shalev, Carrie […]

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AWP 2014 Book Signing – February 28

Rita Banerjee will be a featured author at the 2014 Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Seattle.  She will be signing her book, Cracklers at Night (Finishing Line Press) on Friday February 28 from 10:00-11:30am at the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop table (BB29) in the AWP Bookfair.  Rita Banerjee’s writing has been published in […]

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Château de Verderonne Yoga & Writing Retreat

Come join the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop for our third annual writing retreat in France. This year, we will return to the beautiful Château de Verderonne & take classes at a lovely and spacious 17th century manor house located on the Château grounds.  A French chef will prepare all of our meals on site, and we […]

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Evocative Objects Workshop at the Munich Readery [SOLD OUT]

Evocative Objects Creative Writing Workshop Sunday, February 2 * 14:00 – 16:00 The Munich Readery, Augustenstraße 104, 80798 München Join Rita Banerjee at the Munich Readery for a creative writing workshop on evocative objects!  Participants will encounter unusual and evocative objects, puzzles and odradeks, and will be invited to make these objects come alive in […]

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Cambridge Writers’ Workshop’s Pre-Thanksgiving Yoga & Creative Writing Cleanse

Rita Banerjee, Diana Norma Szokolyai, Elissa Lewis, and Jonah Kruvant will be teaching at the Cambridge Writer’s Workshop Pre-Thanksgiving Creative Writing & Yoga Cleanse on at the Ashtanga Yoga Studio Manhattan’s East Village.  The creative writing & yoga weekend will take place on Saturday November 23 and Sunday November 24 from 2-4pm at the Ashtanga […]

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Is this Feministing? The Female Anti-Hero and Protofeminism in 19th-Century Indian Reform Literature

Lecture presented by Rita Banerjee (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Donnerstag, den 14.11.2013, 18.00 Uhr Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1, Raum A 014 Against the backdrop of colonialism, modernization, and literary renaissance, 19th-century South Asia saw an increased interest in social reform literature, narratives involving strong and subversive female characters, and attention to women’s education, civil rights, and social progress in […]

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