Githa Hariharan at UC Berkeley

  • University of California - Berkeley Berkeley, CA United States

On Wednesday April 13, Githa Hariharan, author of Almost Home: Finding a Place in the World from Kashmir to New York, will be giving the and reading from her collection of essays and give a talk at UC Berkeley. With an introduction by Professor Wlad Godzich.

Making Dreams Travel: Narrating Indian Women

What makes a leader, especially a “woman leader”? Does she have to be an icon accommodated into the mainstream? Githa Hariharan, writer, activist and cultural commentator, takes on these questions by recounting the lives and work of a range of women in the Indian mainstream and peripheries. Linking this diversity of individual and collective resistance not only enriches our view of the Indian woman leader, but also of the notion of leadership. 

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 6:00pm

Where: University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, CA