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Kiran Nagarkar, 2010/11 International Visiting Scholar in Honors has died

Contributed by Robert Sullivan on 09/11/19 

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 Prominent Indian novelist Kiran Nagarkar, who served as the first International Visiting Scholar in Honors in the 2010/11 academic year, has died.

Mr. Nagarkar died of natural causes in Mumbai on September 5th. His obituary in the Indian journal Scroll will be found here https://scroll.in/article/936292/kiran-nagarkar-1942-2019-a-writer-both-bawdy-and-lyrical-both-irreverent-and-political?fbclid=IwAR0UgRnP4lV9Nh8V01MLiJ0anHkyZAMRvCp5Riv-BwmkmkExOmjDd-zviMk

Kiran served as the first International Visiting Scholar in Honors as a Fulbright Scholar in Residence. He taught two courses for Honors, one focussed on his novels and a second on contemporary Indian cinema. While in residence he gave over 15 talks and presentations across the United States.

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Kiran Nagarkar, 2010/11 International Visiting Scholar in Honors has died Comment from jjolly on 09/11/19
Sorry very saddened to hear this. Thanks for letting us know, Bob.
Kiran Nagarkar, 2010/11 International Visiting Scholar in Honors has died Comment from kmulligan on 09/13/19
My husband David and I spent a good deal of time with Kirin when he was in residence, and his wife and he joined our family for Thanksgiving. I am so saddened to read this news.