Upcoming SASNET online event "Kashmir: A Postcolony"
The Swedish South Asian Studies Network invites you to a live event on "Kashmir: A Postcolony".
SASNET Visiting Researcher Dr. Amrita Ghosh will be in conversation with Prof. Suvir Kaul.
Suvir Kaul is A. M. Rosenthal Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He teaches and writes on eighteenth-century British literature and culture, South Asian writing in English, and critical theory, including postcolonial studies. He has a B.A. (Honours), M.A., and M. Phil. Degrees from the University of Delhi before his Ph.D. from Cornell University (1986). He has taught at the University of Delhi, Cornell University, Stanford University, the Jamia Milia Islamia, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign, where he was also the Director of the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities. At Penn he has served as the Director the South Asia Center (2005-07) and as Chair of the English Department (2007-10). In Spring 2016, he was a Visiting Fellow at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Kaul has a long list of publications. His latest book 'Of Gardens and Graves: Kashmir, Poetry, Politics' was published by Duke University Press in 2017.
The panel discussion will be followed by a question & answer session.
To attend on Zoom, please register here. The event will also be live streamed on Facebook.