A Telescopic History of the Sri Lankan War

Author Samanth Subramanian and book covers for This Divided Island and Following Fish

A Telescopic History of the Sri Lankan War
Friday, April 20, 2018
Doors open at 3:00 pm
Geisel Library, Seuss Room

Please join us on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 3:30 – 5:00 PM in the Seuss Room in Geisel Library. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Writer Samanth Subramanian is a correspondent for The National and the author of two books of reportage, Following Fish: Travels Around the Indian Coast and This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War. His writing has appeared in the New Yorker, The New York Times, WIRED, Granta, the Guardian, the Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, 1843- Intelligent Life, Aeon, Mint, Travel + Leisure, and Caravan, among other publications. His longer reported articles occupy the confluence of politics, culture and history, examining the impact of these forces upon life and society; his shorter pieces include op-eds, cultural criticism, and book reviews.

This event is co-sponsored by the South Asia Initiative, UC San Diego Library, and the Indira Foundation.

For questions, please contact the event coordinator, Serafin Raya, via email at s1raya@ucsd.edu.

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