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We hope you enjoyed viewing the lecture on Why Tagore Matters Now More than Ever presented by New York Times bestselling author Eric Weiner. His lecture was well-received, and the audience included participants from all over the world, including the US, Canada, India, Norway, Bangladesh, UK, Russia, and China. To view the recording of the lecture, click the link above. 

Heather Christein G’21
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Department of Development & Alumni Engagement
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Rabindranath Tagore Distinguished Lecture Series

Eric Weiner

Why Tagore Matters Now More than Ever

Presented by NY Times best-selling author Eric Weiner

March 11, 2021
7:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom webinar
Free registration

Eric Weiner is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Geography of Bliss. His latest book, The Socrates Express, has been called a "smart, funny, and engaging book full of valuable lessons." As a long time foreign correspondent for National Public Radio, Weiner reported from more than 30 nations, from Iraq to Indonesia, covering some of the major international events of recent times. He is the recipient of several journalism awards, including the Angel Award for coverage of Islamic affairs in Asia.

RABINDRANATH TAGORE was a Bengali poet, philosopher, novelist, social reformer, and painter best known for being the first nonEuropean to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. Tagore was highly influential in introducing Indian culture to the West and is generally regarded as the outstanding creative artist of modern India.

This event is free and open to the public.

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