Mumbai, Terror, and Islam
April 7, 2009
Co-sponsored by the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University and the Asia Society.
Fawzia Afzal-Khan is a professor in the Department of English at Montclair State University, and the editor, most recently, of Shattering the Stereotypes: Muslim Women Speak Out and The Pre-Occupation of Postcolonial Studies.
Akeel Bilgrami is the Johnsonian Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, and the author of Belief and Meaning and Self-Knowledge and Resentment. He will publish two books in 2009: Politics and the Moral Psychology of Identity and What Is a Muslim?
Hari Kunzru is the author of the novels The Impressionist, Transmission, and My Revolutions. In 2003 Granta named him one of Britain?s twenty best young novelists.
Basharat Peer is a journalist whose work has appeared in the Guardian, New Statesman, The Nation, N+1, Financial Times, The National, LeMonde Diplomatique, Columbia Journalism Review. His first book, Curfewed Night:The Battles for Kashmir, a reported memoir of the Kashmir conflict, is to be published by Scribner in 2009.