Talk by Arundhati Roy and Reception in the J Street Library(More about event)
Wilson College is hosting a reception for the Edward Said Memorial Lecture.
“The Politics of Dispossession” by Arundhati Roy
March 5th at 5 PM in McCosh 50
The reception will be held in the Wilcox Hall Julian Street Library following the talk.
The talk is open to the general public – RSVP required for the reception. To RSVP, go to https://odocweb.princeton.edu/rsvp/rsvp_event.php?sharepoint_id=272
Arundhati Roy is an Indian novelist and activist who won the Booker Prize in 1997 for her novel, The God of Small Things. Since winning the Booker Prize, most of her writing has concentrated on issues of social justice. She is a critic of neo-imperialism and a leader of the anti-globalization movement. She also has been a sharp critic of India's nuclear policies. In May 2004, she was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize for her work on nonviolence and social campaigns and, in November 2011, she was the recipient of the Norman Mailer Prize for Distinguished Writing. Her many books include The Algebra of Infinite Justice (2002), War Talk (2003), An Ordinary Person’s Guide to Empire (2004), Listening to Grasshoppers: Field Notes on Democracy (2009), and, most recently, Walking with the Comrades (2011).
The lecture is sponsored by The Edward Said Memorial Lecture Fund, the Princeton Committee on Palestine, the Department of English, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Council of the Humanities, and the Program in South Asian Studies.
Location: McCosh 50
Date/Time: 03/05/12 at 5:00 pm - 03/05/12 at 10:00 pm
Category: Academic Program
Department: Wilson College