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Karthika Naïr at the Harvard South Asia Institute
December 2, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Come hear Karthika Naïr in conversation with Harvard professor Parimal G. Patil.
French-Indian, poet-dance producer/curator, Karthika Naïr is the author of several books, including The Honey Hunter, illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet and published in English, French, German and Bangla. Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata, her reimagining of the Mahabharata in multiple voices, won the 2015 Tata Literature Live! Award for Book of the Year (Fiction). Her latest book is the collaborative Over and Under Ground in Mumbai & Paris, a travelogue in verse, written with Mumbai-based poet Sampurna Chattarji, and illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet and Roshni Vyam.
Parimal G Patil is a Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy at Harvard University.