Looking to recharge, connect and learn something new? Join us for our new series where fellow members share some of their expertise, in a short, conversational setting. There will be 15 minutes of conversation, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A. It’s almost like you are in line for the buffet together.
Indra N. Mukhopadhyay is Associate Professor in the Writing Program, where he teaches upper and lower division writing. He also teaches world literature and world empires courses in the General Education program. His Ph.D. is in Comparative Literature, and his research specializations include comparative colonial studies, with an emphasis on French colonialism in India, South Asian literature and history, European literature and history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, postcolonial philology, and global rhetorics. He is fluent in Bengali and French, and knows some basic Sanskrit. He is an award-winning poet, a published photographer, and a multi-album recorded musician. He is also a backyard winemaker and grower, and a long-time record collector. He will be discussing the essential role of the arts and humanities in daily life, and offer tips for remaining creative and inspired despite the deadlines and other pressures we face in life.