Reading: Gaiutra Bahadur

Wednesday, Nov 8 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Franklin
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Literature Evenings–Fall 2017
Wednesday, Nov 8 2017 7:00 PM Wednesday, Nov 8 2017 8:00 PM America/New_York Reading: Gaiutra Bahadur OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Literature faculty candidate, Gaiutra Bahadur will read at this week’s Literature Evening. Franklin Bennington College

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Gaiutra Bahadur is a Guyanese-American writer, journalist and independent scholar. She is the author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, a narrative history of indenture which was shortlisted in 2014 for the Orwell Prize, the British award for political writing that is artful. Currently a fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard’s Hutchins Center, she is at work on a book about Janet Jagan, the first American woman to serve as a head of state.