Mar 22, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm
Online Event


Event Description
Join PIIRS for a discussion with Swati Ganguly, author of "Tagore’s University: A History of Visva-Bharati, 1921–1961."

Ganguly is professor of english at the Department of English, Visva-Bharati. Her interests include Rabindranath Tagore and his times, European Renaissance, feminist studies, women’s writing, translation studies and theatre. She received the Charles Wallace Fellowship for translation studies in 1996, and has translated and co-edited "The Stream Within," which compiles contemporary Bengali women’s short stories. She has also co-edited two anthologies of essays on Rabindranath Tagore. She is the co-founder of Ebong Alaap, a non-profit society based in Kolkata focussing on education and gender.