A Telescopic History of the Sri Lankan War

Date/Time
04/20/2018 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Location
Seuss Room

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.


Parking Information

All visitors to the UC San Diego campus are required to display a valid parking pass. The closest parking to the Geisel Library is the Hopkins parking structure. More information about parking on campus.

Driving Directions from North of UC San Diego

  1. Take I-5 southbound past the 5/805 split.
  2. Take Genesee Avenue exit westbound (right off freeway).
  3. Take Genesee Avenue to North Torrey Pines Road.
  4. Turn left on North Torrey Pines.
  5. Turn left on to North Point Drive.
  6. Follow North Point Dr. through the stop signs; as it curves right it will become Hopkins Drive.
  7. Continue on Hopkins Drive until you reach Voigt Drive.
  8. The Hopkins parking structure is at the corner of Voigt Drive with entrances on both Hopkins and Voigt Drive.

Driving Directions from South of UC San Diego

  1. Take I-5 northbound.
  2. Take La Jolla Village Drive westbound (left off freeway).
  3. La Jolla Village Drive turns into North Torrey Pines Road. Stay on it to North Point Drive.
  4. Turn right on North Point Drive.
  5. Follow North Point Dr. through the top signs; as it curves right it will become Hopkins Drive.
  6. Continue on Hopkins Drive until you reach Voigt Drive.
  7. The Hopkins parking structure is at the corner of Voigt Drive with entrances on both Hopkins and Voigt Drive.
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