Latest Past Events

FIU Alumni Dinner and Lecture

Graham Center 243 10955 SW 15th Terrace, Miami, FL, Miami

I'm delighted to be offering a lecture entitled "Ecology and Integrity: The Kural and the Nature of Goodness" for the annual alumni dinner of the Department of Religious Studies at Florida International University.

Flowing With the World: The Kural on Earth and Ethics

King Country Library System Online Event WA

I'm delighted to be offering a free talk and Q&A about the Kural through the King County Library System in Washington State. Here is the event description: "In South India, the Kural is revered as a guide to practicing goodness and good sense in daily life. Yet this masterpiece of world literature, on par with […]


Keynote—Conversations Across Worlds: Translation And The Lyric Imagination

The Arts House, Living Room 1 Old Parliament Ln, Singapore

I'm honored to offer the keynote address for the Singapore Translation Symposium 2023. Here is a complete description: Thomas Hitoshi Pruiksma speaks about translation as a form of apprenticeship to master poets, sharing how translating from Tamil and from Spanish has shaped his journey as a writer and poet and showing how what he calls […]