Binghamton alumnus to speak on the crisis in the humanities

centre_ce17863Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, PhD ’83, Chancellor’s Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of California–Irvine, will speak on “Untangling the Crisis in the Humanities: A Binghamton Prophet” from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in AA-330, the Fernand Braudel Center. Radhakrishnan has authored five books, co-edited three more and published about 100 articles in journals and collections, including a volume of poems in English. He has translated contemporary Tamil fiction into English and won a number of fellowships, including a Fulbright.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations; the Department of English, General Literature and Rhetoric; and the Department of Comparative Literature.

For more information, call 607-777-4924 or send an e-mail.

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