Oct 5th 2021

Amitav Ghosh: Lecture and Reading

@ School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Opening Tuesday, October 5th, from 6:30PM - 7:45PM

Join us live for a virtual reading and talk by writer Amitav Ghosh followed by an audience Q&A.

Link to join via Zoom: https://saic-edu.zoom.us/j/83784408446

Passcode: SAICVAP

Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. He studied in Delhi, Oxford, and Alexandria and is the author of The Circle of Reason; The Shadow Lines; In An Antique Land; Dancing in Cambodia; The Calcutta Chromosome; The Glass Palace; The Hungry Tide; The Ibis Trilogy, consisting of Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke, and Flood of Fire; and The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable. His most recent novels are Gun Island, which was released in September 2019, and Jungle Nama, released in February 2021. Ghosh’s work has been translated into more than 30 languages, and he holds two lifetime achievement awards and four honorary doctorates.

This event will be live captioned by Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services. For additional access requests, including ASL interpretation or audio description, visit saic.edu/access.

Image: Left: Amitav Ghosh. Image courtesy of Ivo van der Bent. Right: Amitav Ghosh, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, 2016, the University of Chicago Press

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