Inaugural talk at the European Hindi Conference at the University of Valladolid, Spain, March 2012...
Recent Prestigious Talks
Silver Junilee Lecture for CALTS, University of Hyderabad, June 2013
Plenary at the International Conf on Tagore and Mo Yan, Tongji University,Shanghai, June 2013
Debate on Maitreyi Devi, Mircea Elliad and Tagore at the Europalia Festival 2013 (Indiamania) between Udaya Narayana Singh and Sorin Alexandrescu, mediated by Patrick Pasture, The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Belgium; 25th November 2013
‘Tagore and Innovative Education’; Masterclass lecture at the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium; 26th Nov 2013.
Tagore at Meritxell; Talk on Tagore with Performance by Kaberi Chatterji at the Sanctuary of Meritxell, Andorra; Nov 28, 2013.
‘Education and What It Does to Us!’ Plenary at the National Seminar on ‘Treasure of Tranquility: Philosophical Legacy of Indian Education’, Vinaya Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, 3-4 February, 2014.
‘The linguistic landscape of Bangla as Swamiji was engaged in constructing’ Plenary lecture given at the National Seminar on ‘Swami Vivekananda’s Ideas and Our Times: A Retrospect on His 150th Birth Anniversary’, at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira, Belur Math, 21-22 Feb 2014.
‘Suniti Kumar In Search of a Metaphor: On Policy, Perspectives and Pluralism’. Special Lecture at the Seminar on Suniti Kumar Chatterji, Department of Linguistics, Univ of Calcutta; March 6, 2014.
Valedictory Lecture at the Seminar on “Multilingualism and the Literary Culture of India,” Centre for Comparative Literature, UoH, & Sahitya Akademi, University of Hyderabad; 27-29 March 2014.
Bhashar Madhye Bhashatita: Plenary at Lipika, Visva-Bharati, Baishe Shravana Rabindra Saptaha, 10th Aug 2015
First Tagore Memorial Talk at BESU, Sibpur, West Bengal; Aug 12, 2015
2014. What should UGC’s Centers for Endangered Languages do?’ Lecture at the UGC, May 29.
2015. ‘Curse of Dialects: Crisis for Lingoes’, Special lecture; National Seminar on Dialect and Identity Crisis; 125th Birth Anniversary of SKC, Presidency University, Kolkata; 23 Feb.
2015. ‘Rabindranather niriksha’. 192nd Foundation Day Lecture, Sanskrit College, 25th February.
2015. Manifesto of the Unwritten World, Inaugural talk at the symposium on Unwritten languages, Sahitya Akademi, national Festival of Letters, 12 March.
2015. Special lecture at the National Seminar on The Region and the Nation in the Indian Fiction, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi; from 12-14 March.
2015. Empowering Bhasa- s (भाषा) and the Role of Responsible NLP. Inaugural Lecture, Regional Symposium on NLP with a Focus on Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithili, & Awadhi -Languages of the eastern Region of India; Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi; Mar 21.
Udaya Narayana Singh Office: Professor, Rabindra Bhavana, & Chair, Centre for Endangered Languages, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan 731235 Dt Birbhum (West Bengal, INDIA) Residence: B1 & C1, Dakshinayan, Aban Pally, Mauza Taltor (Near Jorabari), Santiniketan 731235