Lucknow: A Historic Indian City in the Twenty-first Century
A Roundtable Asia@Noon presentation featuring:
- Dr. Dauji Gupta, Former Mayor of Lucknow
- Dr. Walter Hakala, UB Department of English and Asian Studies Program
- Dr. Ashima Krishna, UB Department of Urban and Regional Planning
- Ms. Kayleigh Reed, UB Asian Studies Program, Boren SAFLI Fellow in Lucknow
September 15, 12 pm in 280 Park Hall, UB North Campus
All are welcome.
Dr. Dauji Gupta is a former mayor of Lucknow, served as a State Senator, and is an author, poet, and linguist. His PhD is from the University of Lucknow, and he also has studied in Lucknow Christian College and the University of Vermont. In addition to his work as a politician and a scholar, Dr. Gupta led and was a member of movement for the emancipation of Dalits and the abolition of the caste system in India. Dr. Gupta was born in Lucknow, grew up there, and is deeply influenced by the cultural traditions of the city.