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The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture presents Sea-Change - Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses: A Literary Critique with Dr. Jaina Sanga

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As part of their Sea-Change series, the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture presents Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses: A Literary Critique with Dr. Jaina Sanga.

Salman Rushdie’s novel “The Satanic Verses” has cast a long shadow since its publication almost 35 years ago. Most recently, with the horrific attempt on Rushdie's life, we are reminded of what is at stake in our world: the ability to speak, write, and create without fear. Yet what exactly are the true literary merits and shortcomings of this novel?

Dr. Jaina Sanga, Fellow of the Dallas Institute, is the author of Salman Rushdie’s Postcolonial Metaphors.” A Mumbai-born Dallas resident, she has edited two volumes on South Asian literature and published several articles in scholarly journals. Her fiction writings include novel Silk Fish Opium; a book of short stories, Train to Bombay;” and a book of novellas, Tourist Season.

For security reasons, bags, parcels, backpacks, or briefcases will not be allowed in the venue.

As part of their Sea-Change series, the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture presents Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses: A Literary Critique with Dr. Jaina Sanga.

Salman Rushdie’s novel “The Satanic Verses” has cast a long shadow since its publication almost 35 years ago. Most recently, with the horrific attempt on Rushdie's life, we are reminded of what is at stake in our world: the ability to speak, write, and create without fear. Yet what exactly are the true literary merits and shortcomings of this novel?

Dr. Jaina Sanga, Fellow of the Dallas Institute, is the author of Salman Rushdie’s Postcolonial Metaphors.” A Mumbai-born Dallas resident, she has edited two volumes on South Asian literature and published several articles in scholarly journals. Her fiction writings include novel Silk Fish Opium; a book of short stories, Train to Bombay;” and a book of novellas, Tourist Season.

For security reasons, bags, parcels, backpacks, or briefcases will not be allowed in the venue.

As part of their Sea-Change series, the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture presents Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses: A Literary Critique with Dr. Jaina Sanga.

Salman Rushdie’s novel “The Satanic Verses” has cast a long shadow since its publication almost 35 years ago. Most recently, with the horrific attempt on Rushdie's life, we are reminded of what is at stake in our world: the ability to speak, write, and create without fear. Yet what exactly are the true literary merits and shortcomings of this novel?

Dr. Jaina Sanga, Fellow of the Dallas Institute, is the author of Salman Rushdie’s Postcolonial Metaphors.” A Mumbai-born Dallas resident, she has edited two volumes on South Asian literature and published several articles in scholarly journals. Her fiction writings include novel Silk Fish Opium; a book of short stories, Train to Bombay;” and a book of novellas, Tourist Season.

For security reasons, bags, parcels, backpacks, or briefcases will not be allowed in the venue.

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The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture
2719 Routh St.
Dallas, TX 75201
https://dallasinstitute.org/sea-change/

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$15-$30
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