Embassy of India
Friday, January 19
from 6:30-8:00 pm
Embassy of India,
2107 Massachusetts Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20008

You are cordially invited to an Author Talk and Book Signing Event by Dr. Kamal Verma based on his most recent book  "Understanding Mulk Raj Anand: His Mind and Art" on Friday, January 19,  2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Embassy of India, Washington DC.  Registration is mandatory for admission. To register, please click the "Register Now!" link at the bottom of this email. Once you register, you will get a confirmation email. Please bring a soft copy or hard copy of the confirmation email along with a Government-issued photo ID for admission. This Invitation is not transferable.

Born in 1932 in Punjab, India, Kamal Verma obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Punjab University in 1951, Bachelor of Teaching from Agra University in 1953 and Master of Arts in English from Punjab University in 1958. In India, he was principal of a Teachers College until 1963, the year he left India to study for Specialist of Education (Ed. S.) at the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. He did his MA and PhD from the University of Alberta and joined the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (UPJ) in 1971 as an assistant professor of English. He retired from UPJ as Professor of English in 2011 but served for another two years as Advisor to Pitt Johnstown President Spectar and as editor of South Asian Review.

He had been greatly involved in the affairs of Modern Language Association, South Asian Literary Association and Philological Association of the Pacific Coast. He was one of the founding members of South Asian Literary Association. He took over as editor of the South Asian Review in 2000 and introduced his students to the art of scholarly reading, writing and editing.

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