Guest Lecture – Pink Sari Revolution: How to Achieve Female Empowerment in India

March 25, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-04-24 at 11.26.50 AMOn April 30 at the Pointe in the Walter Pyramid, CSULB and the Yadunandan Center for Indian Studies will host the Twelfth Annual Uka and Nalini Solanki Foundation Lecture.

Distinguished Guest Speaker Amana Fontanella-Khan, contributor to Slate; the Daily Best; the New York Times; Foreign Policy; the Christian Science Monitor; and former contributing editor at Vogue India, will present her lecture titled “Pink Sari Revolution: How to Achieve Female Empowerment in India.” Before starting her journalism career, she worked in Bollywood as an Assistant Director on a documentary covering Indian contemporary art. She has lived in Austria, France, Spain, England, India, and is currently living in Belgium. Her book Pink Sari Revolution was awarded the BBC Radio 4 Book of The Week and was listed as one of the Top 100 Books of 2013 by The San Francisco Chronicle.

Reception will begin at 6 p.m., and the lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Attire will be business casual.

For more information about this lecture, please either call Professor Tim Keirn at (562) 985-4428 or email at To RSVP to this event, please call (562) 985-7010 or email Chris Engler by April 23 at