Hyderabad-based Surendra Singh Negi goals to familiarise lovers with the literature of Latin-American international locations with the web periods
The primary week of June brings a chance to forge a literary reference to Latin-American international locations in a digital manner. Hyderabad-based Surendra Singh Negi is internet hosting a 12-week on-line literary workshop with a particular concentrate on brief tales. “This weekend workshop is for e-book lovers who want to transcend pleasure studying,” shares the assistant professor, Division of Hispanic and Italian Research, The English and International Languages College (EFLU), Hyderabad.
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Negi’s travels from pre-COVID-19 instances prompted him to plan these digital meets. “Folks typically learn a e-book whereas travelling however many of the studying used to finish when the journey ends. That form of studying lacks depth. Platforms like this workshop will be a chance for lovers to find new literary kinds and interact in vigorous conversations.”
World Literature Workshop
Having been a tutorial for 20 years now, Negi needs to take literature to those that should not from the tutorial world. “Studying literature is extra of a collective train the place we talk about, debate and assess issues in collaborative method,” he provides.
As on date, 10 contributors from Hyderabad and one from Chennai, from varied walks of life have registered for the workshop. Negi says, “There’s a sense of intimacy when persons are from the identical metropolis as the thought is to start out periods just about and doubtless meet every time we will.”
The endeavour is to make individuals aware of Latin America and the way these international locations have provided literature of Nobel laureates like Pablo Neruda, Gabriel García Márquez, Gabriela Mistral, Octavio Paz, Mario Vargas Llosa. “Have a look at Cuba,” says Negi. “The nation is understood for its bodily health and well being care. The extensively common dance types — Tango, Salsa and Cha cha cha — are from the Latin America area. These international locations are tiny in dimension however have contributed immensely in several spheres.”
Starting on June 5, the world literature workshop can be held for an hour (5 to six pm) on Saturdays. The digital session are free and open to these above 18 years.