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In keeping with its mission to enhance Hindi-Urdu learning in the United States, the Hindi Urdu Flagship at The University of Texas at Austin frequently invites leading scholars and artists working in the Hindi-Urdu medium to speak and interact with Flagship students. In addition to seminars and performances, the series also features various workshops and classroom sessions with the speakers. We film each event and share each recording with the general public with the hope that learners and lovers of Hindi-Urdu nationwide can benefit from these unique scholars and artists.
|1||CleanVideoShamim Hanfi – On Urdu and Hindi||India's leading Urdu literary critic, Shamim Hanfi, provides a tour of some key moments in the history of modern Hindi and Urdu.||25 5 2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoMehr Farooqi – The Development of Urdu||HUF hosts a fascinating exploration of Quranic Exegesis and the development of Urdu by the renowned historian, Mehr Farooqi.||18 11 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoMujtaba Hussain – Urdu Satire||Renowned Urdu satirist, Mujtaba Hussain, reads selections from his extensive catalog of Urdu journalism and humor to an audience composed of Hindi Urdu Flagship students and the wider South Asian studies community at UT Austin.||11 11 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoRupert Snell – Autobiography is Another Story: “Lives” in Hindi||In this fascinating talk, Hindi Urdu Flagship Director, Rupert Snell, presents his recent work on the diverse genre of autobiographical writing in Hindi. The talk, entitled Autobiography is Another Story: “Lives” in Hindi, features audio recordings||30 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoAli Asani – From Qawwali to Sufi Rock: Contemporary Expressions of Muslim Devotional Literature||Ali Asani, professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic religion and cultures at Harvard University describes the modern Sufi rock phenomenon epitomized by Salman Ahmad and his band Junoon. Asani outlines Ahmad’s personal musical, religious, and political jou||23 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoPrahlad Singh Tipanya – Kabir, Part 2||As part of its festival celebrating the living tradition of song and performance dedicated to the poet Kabir, HUF hosts a live musical performance by an acclaimed traditional Kabir folk ensemble led by Prahlad Singh Tipanya. Tipanya sings and plays the||17 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoPrahlad Singh Tipanya – Kabir, Part 1||As part of its festival celebrating the living tradition of song and performance dedicated to the poet Kabir, HUF hosts a live musical performance by an acclaimed traditional Kabir folk ensemble led by Prahlad Singh Tipanya. Tipanya sings and plays the||16 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoHarish Trivedi – A Translation Roundtable, Part 2: Tulsidas and a mystery||As part of his visit to the Hindi Urdu Flagship, eminent Hindi scholar Harish Trivedi conducts a roundtable discussion on issues of Hindi-Urdu translation with a diverse set of students and faculty. This second half of the discussion focuses on a stanza||10 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoHarish Trivedi – A Translation Roundtable, Part 1: Premchand’s Rangbhumi||As part of his visit to the Hindi Urdu Flagship, eminent Hindi scholar Harish Trivedi conducts a roundtable discussion on issues of Hindi-Urdu translation with a diverse set of students and faculty. This first half of the discussion focuses on the openi||9 5 2011||Free||View in iTunes|