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DU marks 400th death anniversary of Shakespeare

By STAFF Correspondent

DIBRUGARH, May 9 - A six-day workshop was organized by the Department of English of Dibrugarh University (DU) from May 1, to celebrate the 400 death anniversary of William Shakespeare, a release stated.

Entitled �Celebrating Shakespeare: Fore Hundred Years and Beyond� the workshop was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Professor Alak Kumar Buragohain. In his inaugural address, the Vice Chancellor appreciated the Department for organising the workshop. He drew attention to the commonalities between the creative work of Shakespeare and Shankardeva in terms of the basic Humanism that is reflected in the work creations of the both.

He also emphasised upon the need for completing the transliteration of the corpus of Shakespeare�s work.

Several former faculty members of the English Department which included Emeritus Professor Amaresh Datta, Professor Dilip Kumar Barua, Professor Aparna Datta Mahanta, Professor Pona Mahanta, Atul Goswami and Dr Ananda Bormudoi attended the inaugural session and reflected upon various aspects of life and work of William Shakespeare. The inaugural function was attended by Deans of the School of Studies, Faculty members, Research Scholars, and students of the varsity.

Professor Subir Dhar, senior Professor of the Department of English, Rabaindra Bharati University, Kolkata and General Secretary of the Shakespeare Society of Eastern India was the Chief Guest in the inaugural session. Professor Dhar in his keynote address dwelt upon the intricacies and the nuances of various dramatic elements � es

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DU marks 400th death anniversary of Shakespeare

DIBRUGARH, May 9 - A six-day workshop was organized by the Department of English of Dibrugarh University (DU) from May 1, to celebrate the 400 death anniversary of William Shakespeare, a release stated.

Entitled �Celebrating Shakespeare: Fore Hundred Years and Beyond� the workshop was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Professor Alak Kumar Buragohain. In his inaugural address, the Vice Chancellor appreciated the Department for organising the workshop. He drew attention to the commonalities between the creative work of Shakespeare and Shankardeva in terms of the basic Humanism that is reflected in the work creations of the both.

He also emphasised upon the need for completing the transliteration of the corpus of Shakespeare�s work.

Several former faculty members of the English Department which included Emeritus Professor Amaresh Datta, Professor Dilip Kumar Barua, Professor Aparna Datta Mahanta, Professor Pona Mahanta, Atul Goswami and Dr Ananda Bormudoi attended the inaugural session and reflected upon various aspects of life and work of William Shakespeare. The inaugural function was attended by Deans of the School of Studies, Faculty members, Research Scholars, and students of the varsity.

Professor Subir Dhar, senior Professor of the Department of English, Rabaindra Bharati University, Kolkata and General Secretary of the Shakespeare Society of Eastern India was the Chief Guest in the inaugural session. Professor Dhar in his keynote address dwelt upon the intricacies and the nuances of various dramatic elements � es