Presentation & Exhibit on Gandhi

David Magier magier at columbia.edu
Mon Apr 10 12:53:08 EDT 1995


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PORTRAYALS OF PROTEST:
Depicting Mohandas Gandhi and India's Independence Movement

Tuesday, April 25, 1995
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Room 1512
International Affairs Building
Columbia University
420 W.118th Street, New York City, NY   USA

Program:
Portions of Attenborough's film GANDHI and documentary footage from 
LEADERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY will be screened. Discussants will 
contreast the film presentationbs of the Salt March to explore how Gandhi 
and the movement for independence in India have been portrayed to 
contemporary audiences.

Panelists:

Dennis Dalton, Professor of Political Science, Barnard College, Columbia 
      University

Leonard Gordon, Professor of History, Brooklyn college

Columbia University Students

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The program will be followed by a recpetion and viewing of the exhibit 
MAHATMA GANDHI IN THE SERVICE OF HUMANITY, which will be on display in 
the Herbert H. Lehman Library, Columbia University, from Monday, April 
17th through Thursday, May 4th.

This program is sponsored by The Southern Asian Institute, Columbia 
University, and the Consulate General of India. For further information, 
please call the Southern Asian Institute at 212-854-3616.

 




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