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CC Professors Present Panel at Jaipur Literature Festival

Rashna Singh, a visiting professor in Colorado College's English Department and Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies, will moderate two panel presentations at the upcoming Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder. The Jaipur Literature Festival has become one of the premiere literature festivals in the world, and it is the largest free literature festival, attracting literary luminaries from all over. This is the first time the festival, scheduled for Sept. 19-20, has been held in the United States.

Singh was asked to convene a panel of Colorado College professors for a pre-festival event. Discussing "'I'm just a broad person. The Earth is mine:' Cosmopolitanism(s) and Cultural Citizenship in the Twenty-first Century," are CC faculty members Claire Oberon Garcia, professor of English and director of Race, Ethnicity and Migration Studies; Ammar Naji, assistant professor of comparative literature; Michael Sawyer, assistant professor of Race, Ethnicity and Migration Studies; and Peter Wright, associate professor of religion. The panel presentation will be held at 4 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17 in the British and Irish Studies Room in the Norlin Library at the University of Colorado - Boulder.

Singh also will moderate the panel discussion "Geographical Imaginations" on Sunday, Sept. 20. The panel of notable authors and poets includes Antonio Ruiz-Camacho, Hari Kunzru, Ausma Zehanat Khan, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Vijay Seshadri. View the complete program.

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