About the event

Please join us for Amitav Ghosh’s keynote presentation as part of the Oceans 19: The Annual CUNY Victorian Conference.

Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He is the author of one book of non-fiction, a collection of essays and eight novels, of which the most recent is Flood of Fire. His books have won prizes in India, Europe and Myanmar and he has been awarded honorary degrees by the Sorbonne, Paris, and by Queens College, New York. He divides his time between Brooklyn, Goa and Kolkata.

Cosponsored by the Victorian Committee of the PhD Program in English, the CUNY Graduate Center.