Culture Literature and the Arts (CLA), Global Studies (GST), Law Economics and Public Policy (LEPP), Society Ethics and Human Behavior (SEB), the MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics (MFA), and the MA in Cultural Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Bothell; The South Asia Center-JSIS and Comparative History and Ideas (CHID), University of Washington, Seattle, and the University Bookstore present...
Dr. NITASHA KAUL
In a reading from her Man Asia Literary Book Prize shortlisted novel on Kashmir, Exile, and Migration…
Dr. Kaul will be available for book signing after the event. She will also present a public lecture on “Art and Human Rights in the Era of Neoliberalism” 6pm February 24th, LB1-205, University of Washington, Bothell.
Dr. Nitasha Kaul is a Kashmiri novelist, academic, poet and economist who lives in London. Her writings focus on identity, democracy, creativity, political economy, Kashmir and Bhutan. She has a joint PhD in Economics and Philosophy (2003) from Hull University (UK), and is a Fellow in Politics and International Relations at Westminster in London. Her publications include the scholarly monograph Imagining Economics Otherwise (Routledge, 2007/2008), and the novel Residue (Rainlight, 2014, shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2009). A public intellectual devoted to human rights, she has delivered invited lectures and keynotes at multiple venues ranging from Universities, creative gatherings and the media, and forums on human rights. Website: www.nitashakaul.com.
For more information about the event, please contact S. Charusheela (SCharusheela@uwb.edu)