The College at Brockport’s 14th Annual Diversity Conference

Event Title

Jagadamba

Presenter Information

Yashodhara Maitra

Description

"Jagadamba” is the story of Mahatma Gandhi through his wife, Kasturba’s, eyes. Kasturba Gandhi is a simple woman, with no formal education, raised with traditional Hindu values. Married to an extraordinary man, she is thrown into circumstances far beyond her expectation and becomes a source of inspiration and comfort to him. Learn more about the historical background for the play.

Free and open to the public.

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About the Artist

Yashodhara (Yashu) Deshpande Maitra, taught physics, chemistry and mathematics to hearing-impaired students at the National Technical Institute of the Deaf at the Rochester Institute of Technology for 20 years. She then embarked on a second career as a professional translator, and has translated works of fiction, non-fiction, biographies, and now the play “Jagadamba”.

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Oct 2nd, 6:30 PM Oct 2nd, 8:30 PM

Jagadamba

Seymour College Union, Ballroom

"Jagadamba” is the story of Mahatma Gandhi through his wife, Kasturba’s, eyes. Kasturba Gandhi is a simple woman, with no formal education, raised with traditional Hindu values. Married to an extraordinary man, she is thrown into circumstances far beyond her expectation and becomes a source of inspiration and comfort to him. Learn more about the historical background for the play.

Free and open to the public.

https://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/divconf/2014/Schedule/26