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Center for India Studies Hosts Spring Lecture Series
January 27, 2011

The Center for India Studies held its first lecture of the semester on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011. Co-sponsoring the evening with USF’s department of English, the lecture featured award-winning author Tony D’Souza, famed for his novel ‘Whiteman’, which received the Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Reading excerpts from his work, D’Souza engaged an eclectic audience of students and faculty.

In February, the Center will host acclaimed journalist and documentary filmmaker, Rohit Gandhi. Gandhi will address the subject of ‘Peace in South Asia’ following the screening of his documentary, Afghan Warrior, which won an Emmy in editing. Gandhi is television journalist with extensive experience reporting for U.S. and Canadian programs, and CNN. He currently works for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and is the recipient of the DuPont, Edward R. Murrow and Gracie awards.

Rohit Gandhi’s ‘Peace in South Asia’ lecture will take place in the Kiran. C Patel Center for Global Solutions Auditorium on February 1, 2011 between 7:00 – 8:30 PM.

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