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Nov 30, 4:30 PM: Lecture by David Shulman in honor of Wendy Doniger

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Candrarekha’s Lament: A Not-so-lovely Courtesan, A Bittersweet Poet, and a Very Little King A public lecture by David Shulman honoring the scholarship and teaching of Wendy Doniger, the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions. David Shulman, the Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, is an Indologist and one of the world’s foremost authorities on the languages of India. His research embraces many fields, including the history of religion in South India, Indian poetics, Tamil Islam, Dravidian linguistics, and Carnatic music. He has authored or co-authored more than 20 books on various subjects ranging from temple myths and temple poems to essays that cover the wide spectrum of the cultural history of South India. Prof. Shulman is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and was the 2016 Israel Prize winner.

Date: November 30, 2018
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

See:divinity.uchicago.edu

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