Tuesday, April 12, 6pm, Page Auditorium, Duke West Campus.
The Franklin Humanities Institute presents world-renowned author Salman Rushdie, author of Midnight’s Children, The Moor’s Last Sigh, among other award-winning works. Mr. Rushdie’s will give the 2011 FHI Annual Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities. His talk is entitled “Public Events, Private Lives: Literature and Politics in the Modern World.”
The FHI is co-hosting this event with Diya, the South Asian Student Association at Duke, who has conducted a semester-long student reading group on Rushdie’s major works. There are other campus partners making this visit possible – a full list of co-sponsors can be viewed here .
This event is free and open to the public – but TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. Tickets will be available via the Duke Box Office (Bryan Center Upper Level; tickets.duke.edu) starting March 15 10am for the Duke community and March 16 10am for the general public. Limit is 2 tickets per person.