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Reading Women, Translating Cultures: A Discussion of Geetanjali Shree’s Tomb of Sand

February 16, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Yadunandan Center for India Studies is proud to present:

Reading Women, Translating Cultures: A Discussion of Geetanjali Shree’s Tomb of Sand

Pravina Cooper (CSULB) and Jason Grunebaum (University of Chicago)

Geetanjali Shree’s Tomb of Sand (Ret Samadhi) is the first novel originally written in Hindi to win the International Booker Prize.

Pravina Cooper from the Program on Comparative World Literature at CSULB will discuss the novel and the art of translation with Jason Grunebaum who teaches Hindi and literary translation at the University of Chicago. His translations from Hindi include Uday Prakash’s The Girl with the Golden Parasol (2013), The Walls of Delhi (2014), and, with Ulrike Stark, Manzoor Ahtesham’s The Tale of the Missing Man (2018). 

The discussion will be on Zoom on February 16th at 6:00PM.

To RSVP please click the link to the form: https://forms.gle/9ygSrrifPDmfya1Q9

If you RSVP, we will send you a reminder, the Zoom link, and excerpts from the novel before the event. If you have any questions, please email us at indiacenter@csulb.edu.


February 16, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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