Maya Pandit

Maya Pandit is a former professor of English at the EFL University, Hyderabad. She has translated 18 books including translations into English of Marathi Dalit women’s autobiographies like Baby Kamble’s The Prisons We Broke, Urmila Pawar’s The Weave of My Life; Marathi plays like Jayant Pawar’s The Nowhere People; polemical texts like Mahatma Phule’s Slavery; Saniya’s novelette Thereafter; and Krishnat Khot’s novel Ringaan: The Full Circle. Her translations into Marathi include Dario Fo’s An Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Awakening and Ramu Ramnathan’s Mahadevbhai. Recipient of several fellowships, she has directed “Voices from the Margins” a documentary film on Marathi Dalit Women Writers for the Sahitya Akademi. She is an ardent activist in the Marathi alternative theatre.

11:15 - 12:00

December 2022 Anuvaad

Maya Pandit

Chair: Haribandi Lakshmi

🔵 In-person Session