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Laura Hostetler Lecture "Bridging Worlds"  Add To Calendar

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Laura Hostetler Lecture
History and Global Asian Studies

“Bridging Worlds: Narratives of Cultural Encounter in India”

Drawn from a work of creative non-fiction set in a former British hill station in north India, this talk engages themes of cultural encounter, finding voice, religious belief, tolerance, discernment, and forgiveness--as well as problems related to economic oppression including indebtedness, substance abuse, and domestic violence. In the talk I will lay out the some of the methodological issues involved in bridging memoir and academic writing, and share excerpts from this work in progress.




  • Date(s): Tuesday, 9/25 4:00 PM to Tuesday, 9/25 6:00 PM
  • Address: 701 S. Morgan St.
  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Contact: Linda Vavra
  • Email: lvavra@uic.edu
  • Website: http://huminst.uic.edu
  • Phone: 312-996-6354
 
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