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Moravian College to host Dr. Shashi Tharoor presenting “Rabindranath Tagore: His Ideas and Values” on Tuesday, March 13

For immediate release

BETHLEHEM, PA., March 6, 2018: Today, Moravian College announced the first event in the newly launched Rabindranath Tagore Distinguished Lecture Series. Dr. Shashi Tharoor, will present “Rabindranath Tagore: His Ideas and Values” at Foy Concert Hall at Moravian College on Tuesday, March 13 at 7:30 p.m. The Rabindranath Tagore Distinguished Lecture Series was conceived through a collaborative effort by Uppinder Mehan, Dean, School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Moravian College and Arup K. SenGupta, P.C. Rossin Professor in Lehigh University’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering.

“Welcoming Dr. Tharoor to Moravian College is the result of Arup SenGupta’s hard work and determination to make the first event in this lecture series a great one,” said Mehan. “Dr. Tharoor is a sought-after speaker and his resume and experience speak for themselves, we are very fortunate to have him as the first speaker in the Tagore lecture series.”

Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the award-winning author of 17 books of fiction and non-fiction and a second-term Member of Parliament in the Government of India. During his nearly three-decade long career at the United Nations, he has served as a peacekeeper, refugee worker, and administrator at the highest levels, serving as Under-Secretary General during Kofi Annan’s leadership.

"Rabindranath Tagore: His Ideas and Values"

When: Tuesday, March 13 @ 7:30 p.m.

Where: Foy Concert Hall, Moravian College, 342 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA

Cost: Free and open to the public

Parking: Available at no cost under the Hill-to-Hill Bridge

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Media contact: Michael Corr, director of marketing and communications,, 610.861.1365

About Moravian College

Moravian College is a private coeducational liberal arts college, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. For more than 275 years, the Moravian College degree has been based on a liberal arts curriculum where literature, history, science, cultural values, global issues, ethics, artistic expression, and the social sciences are infused with multidisciplinary perspectives. Visit to learn more about how the Moravian College liberal arts curriculum prepares its students for life-long success.