This Friday, September 4th at 4 PM. Copies of my book will be available for sale. Please come if you can. Click below for the formal invite.
The lecture will be held at the Centre for Contemporary Studies (CCS), IISc. It is located just next to the Health Centre of the institute. The “main gate” (opposite to BHEL office) near Prof. CNR Rao circle, on the CV Raman Road is the nearest entrance to CCS. Please call the office (080-22932486/ 080-23606559) in case of difficulty in finding the venue.
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From: Contemporary Studies IISc <[email protected]>
Subject: Invites you to a talk on “Storytelling: History, Techniques and Context”; 4 September 2015;4 pm
Date: August 31, 2015 at 10:09:08 AM GMT+5:30
To: Raghavendra Gadagkar <[email protected]>
CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY STUDIES
Invites you to a talk on:
STORYTELLING: HISTORY, TECHNIQUES AND CONTEXT
Speaker: Shoba Narayan
Day and Date: Friday 4 September 2015
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: CCS Seminar Hall, IISc
Tea/Coffee will be served at 3.30 pm
All are cordially invited
Abstract: Where do stories come from? What is their purpose? In this crazy busy world, is there a place for stories? Why tell stories? Is there a way that we can incorporate narrative into our current professional lives— whether we are in the sciences or the humanities; in a large corporation or a small start up; as entrepreneurs and individuals? Do stories have a place in our ecosystem? And how do you tell stories? Using words, gestures and objects, Shoba Narayan, will discuss the power of storytelling using her latest book, “Katha: tell a story; sell a dream,” as a broad template.
Centre for Contemporary Studies
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560012.
(Near Health Centre).
Phone: 91-80-2360 6559, 2293 2486
Chair: Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar
email: [email protected]