Brown University joins Ivy League schools to explore India
New York, Oct 19 (PTI) Brown University has launched the 'Year of India' programme to explore the country's rich culture, polity and economy, and its rise on the international stage.
A year-long-seminar launched jointly by Brown, MIT and Harvard, throws spotlight on under discussed aspects of South Asian politics. The topics range from the nation's court system, women and HIV, Foreign policy, Hindi films, and dealing with terrorism.
The varsity launched its programme with the world premier of 'Songs of Sorrowful man' -- a documentary on the life of Dukhushyam Chitrakar, an artist of Naya village in West Bengal.
The upcoming academic year would be full of a variety of programmes on Indian culture, polity and economy. Also, it includes public lectures, art exhibitions, films, academic conferences and visit to Indian landscape.
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