[csaa-forum] Fwd: IOSARN Public Lecture: Kamila Shamsie, 1st September

Devleena Ghosh Devleena.Ghosh at uts.edu.au
Fri Aug 28 10:18:19 CST 2009

> [Apologies for cross-posting]
> UTS:IOSARN Public Lecture Invitation
> The Indian Ocean and South Asia Research Network (IOSARN) is pleased  
> to announce a Public Lecture by
> Novelist from Pakistan
> 'Fictions of History'
> A lecture followed by a reading of her latest novel Burnt Shadows.
> DATE: Tuesday, 1st September
> TIME: 5.30 for 6 pm
> WHERE: UTS Blake Library, (Bldg CM05A, City Campus), Corner Quay St  
> & Ultimo Rd, Haymarket, Level 4, Room 4g.
> COST: Free Lecture
> Please RSVP: Cornelia.Betzler at uts.edu.au
> Kamila Shamsie is visiting UTS after her appearance at the Melbourne  
> Writers Festival presenting her latest novel Burnt Shadows which is  
> listed for the 2009 Orange Prize.
> The lecture and reading start at 6 pm, there will be drinks and  
> light snacks after. The Co-op Bookshop will be selling Burnt Shadows  
> copies at the lecture venue.
> Biographical Information:
> Kamila Shamsie was born in 1973 in Pakistan. She is the author of  
> four previous novels: In the City by the Sea, Kartography (both  
> shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys/Mail on Sunday Prize), Salt  
> and Saffron and Broken Verses. In 1999 she received the Prime  
> Minister’s Award for Literature and in 2004 the Patras Bokhari Award  
> – both award by the Pakistan Academy of Letters. Kamila Shamsie  
> lives in London and Karachi. Burnt Shadows has been shortlisted for  
> the Orange Prize for fiction 2009.
> Please visit the IOSARN website for more information on Burnt Shadows.
> See you there!
> *****************
> Cornelia Betzler
> Administration and Communications Officer I Transforming Cultures  
> Research Centre
> Project Officer I Indian Ocean & South Asia Research Network
> Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
> University of Technology, Sydney | PO Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007 |  
> Australia
> Ph.: +61 2 9514 2768
> www.tfc.uts.edu.au
> www.iosarn.com

(Dr) Devleena Ghosh
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