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Monday, April 3, 4-5:30pm (on Zoom): Author, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Virtual Event on Zoom

On Zoom:

The passcode is: 982630



The author, Chitra Banerjee

Divakaruni will present on her

latest novel, Independence,

exploring Indo-Pak Partition.

The discussion will be open to

exploring & connecting the novel

to ADW topics of cultural resistance

and resilience, centering of

marginalized voices, etc.

She is an award-winning author,

poet, and teacher of writing. Her

work has been published in over

50 magazines, including the Atlantic

and The New Yorker, and

her writing has been included in

over 50 anthologies. Her books

have been translated into 29

languages, including Dutch, Hebrew,

and Japanese.

Two of her books, The Mistress of

and Sister of My Heart,

have been made into movies by

filmmakers Grinder Chadha and

Paul Berges (an English film) and

Suhasini Mani Ratnam (a Tamil

TV serial) respectively. Mistress

of Spices was shortlisted for the

Orange Prize.



Co-sponsored by the Spelman College Honors Program, Asian Studies Minor and Center

for Asian Studies at UGA

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