Author's Forum presents YaliniDream and Sumathy Sivamohan


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  • Host Department: English Language and Literature
  • Date: 02/13/2013
  • Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • Location: Discussion Location:Gallery, Hatcher Graduate Library (Room 100)

  • Description:

    The Author’s Forum is pleased to welcome Sri Lankan performance artists and activists YaliniDream and Sumathy Sivamohan for conversation with V.V. Ganeshananthan, plus performance.

    Sivamohan Sumathy holds a doctorate from the Washington State University. A senior lecturer in English at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, she has published and presented on postcolonial literature and theory, women’s movements in Sri Lanka, and performing arts. YaliniDream is one of the South Asian diaspora’s most prominent performance poets, and has toured nationally at hundreds of spaces throughout the U.S. as well as Europe & South Asia. V.V. Ganeshananthan is the Zell Visiting Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Michigan.

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    The Author's Forum is a collaboration between the U-M Institute for the Humanities, University Library, Great Lakes Literary Arts Center, & Ann Arbor Book Festival.

    Co-sponsored by CSAS

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