Tagore Lecture, "Writing Myself into the Diaspora" by Shyam Selvadurai

Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:30pm to 8:00pm

Kahin Center 640 Stewart Ave.

Shyam Selvadurai reads from his novels Funny Boy and The Hungry Ghosts, and talks about what it means to be a writer working from the hyphen between Sri Lankan and Canadian.

Shyam Selvadurai was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1965. He came to Canada with his family at the age of nineteen. He has studied creative writing and theatre and has a BFA from York University, as well as an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia.

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Asian Studies, South Asia Program

Website

http://cashum

Cost

Free Admission

Contact E-Mail

vef9@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Valerie Foster Githinji

Contact Phone

255-8493

Speaker

Shyam Selvadurai

Speaker Affiliation

South Asia Program

Disability Access Information

Available Upon Request

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Public

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