On Campus | Alumni
Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 4:30 – 5:30pm
Award-winning author Amitav Ghosh will present"China and the Making of Modern India" on Tuesday, March 19at 4:30 p.m. in the College of Arts andSciences Gallery, 1210 Stanford Drive, on the Coral Gables campus. This lecture is part of Amitav Ghosh's Stanford Distinguished Professor residency at UM.
Amitav Ghosh is one of India's best-known writers. His books include The Shadow Lines, In An Antique Land, The Calcutta Chromosome, The Glass Palace, as well as Sea of Poppies and The River of Smoke, which are the first two volumes of the Ibis trilogy. Among the awards that his books have received are India's Sahitya Akademi Award, the Ananda Puraskar, the IndiaPlaza Golden Quill Award, the Crossword Book Award, Britain's Arthur C. Clarke Award as well as France's Prix Medicis. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages. His essays have been published in The New Yorker, The New Republic and The New York Times. He was the recipient of a Dan David Award for 2010, which recognizes achievements that shape and enrich society today.
Admission is open to the public and free of charge. Registration is required. For more information and to register please visit the Center for the Humanities website.