Binghamton alumnus to speak on the crisis in the humanities

Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, PhD ’83, Chancellor’s Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of California–Irvine, will speak on “Untangling the Crisis in the Humanities: A Binghamton Prophet” from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in AA-330, the Fernand Braudel Center. Radhakrishnan has authored five books, co-edited three more and published about 100 articles in journals and collections, including a volume of poems in English. He has translated contemporary Tamil fiction into English and won a number of fellowships, including a Fulbright.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations; the Department of English, General Literature and Rhetoric; and the Department of Comparative Literature.

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