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Poster of Kunal Basu's Lecture

Writing Historical Fiction: Novelist Kunal Basu Talks About His Creative Process

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
University Library, Humanities Institute, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Department of Comparative & World Literature, and the International & Area Studies Library
Location
106 Main Library, 1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Virtual
wifi event
Date
May 1, 2024   3:30 - 4:30 pm  
Registration
Registration
Contact
Joe Lenkart
E-Mail
lenkart@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
International and Area Studies Library

Kunal Basu, the author of more than a dozen books in English and Bengali, will speak about his novels that draw from rich, connected histories. In this invited lecture, Basu will discuss the conceptualization and research that went into the writing of novels such as The Opium Clerk, The Miniaturist, and The Yellow Emperor's Cure.

This hybrid event is open to the public. We request that you register in advance using this form. Online participants will receive the Zoom link after registering.


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