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Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series: Dinidu Karunanayake, Visiting Assistant Professor, English, Centre College

Midnight’s Daughters, Postgenerations, and Postmemories in South Asian American Writing

Event Details

Date
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Time
12-1 p.m.
Location
Description
Through a reading of V.V. Ganeshananthan’s 2008 novel Love Marriage and Jhumpa Lahiri’s 1999 short story “When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine,” this presentation examines the making and unmaking of the South Asian American daughter as she makes concerted efforts to fathom her own subjectivity torn between multiple temporal, historical, spatial, and generational memories.
Cost
Free

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