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Decolonizing the Curriculum: Ranjana Khanna and Susheila Nasta in conversation

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Please join the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute for a conversation between Prof. Ranjana Khanna and Susheila Nasta.

Dr Susheila Nasta MBE FRSL is a writer, presenter, literary activist and Professor Emerita at Queen Mary College, University of London. In 1984 she founded Wasafiri, the Magazine of International Contemporary Writing, one Britain's first magazine to platform literary voices from Britain's Black British, South Asian, and diasporic communities. As Editor-in-Chief for over three and a half decades, she published 100 issues featuring more than 5000 international writers. Many of are now internationally distinguished and have won major awards including, recently: Abdulrazak Gurnah (2021 Nobel Prize for Literature), Bernardine Evaristo (2019 Booker Prize), Roger Robinson (2020 TS Eliot Prize), Monique Roffey (Costa, 2021), Anthony Joseph (TS Eliot, 2023).

Prof. Ranjana Khanna is Professor of English, Literature, and Women's Studies at Duke University, and the Director of the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute.