Thursday, September 29th, 2022 Counter Archives: Poetics and Politics of Documenting

Thursday, September 29, 20224:00PM - 6:00PM208N, North House, 1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, ON, M5S 3K7


Dr. R. Cheran is Tamil Canadian academic, poet, and playwright. He is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Windsor. An author of several books and poetry collections in Tamil, his work has been translated into many languages, including English. His best known work in English translation include The Second Sunrise (translated by Lakshmi Holmstrom, 2010), In a Time of Burning (translated by Lakshmi Holmstrom and Sascha Ebeling, 2013) and You Cannot Turn Away (translated by Chelva Kanaganayakam, 2011) and in anthologies including Many Roads Through Paradise: Sri Lankan Literature (edited by Shyam Selvadurai, 2014), and In Our Translated World: Global Tamil Poetry (edited by Chelva Kanaganayakam, 2014).


Dr. R. Cheran
Tamil Canadian academic, poet, and playwright; Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Windsor

Prof. Bhavani Raman
Associate Professor, Department of Historical & Cultural Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough


Tamil Worlds Initiative, Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto, Scarborough


Centre for South Asian Studies

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