Readings by Pakistani novelist Uzma Aslam Khan and Indian American writer Sejal Shah on January 19th at the University of Rochester, followed by screenings of films directed by Ajay Bhardwaj and Mara Ahmed on January 20th at the Indian Community Center.
A conversation with renowned writers Uzma Aslam Khan (Thinner Than Skin, The Geometry of God, and Trespassing) and Sejal Shah (How to Make Your Mother Cry and Things People Say). Filmmaker Mara Ahmed will moderate the discussion. This event, which reflects on issues of displacement and partition on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the partition of India, is part of the Humanites Project and is jointly sponsored by the Humanities Center, the School of Arts & Sciences, and the India Community Center of Rochester.
(Dis)placement, Memory and Colonial Partitions is sponsored by the University of Rochester Humanities Center and the India Community Center of Rochester, NY. These events are free and open to the public.