India’s First Female Leader: Crafting History and Art

Thursday, November 24, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
100 Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St George St Toronto, ON M5R 2M8

Ruby Lal, award-winning and acclaimed historian of India, and Molly Crabapple, National Book Award nominated artist and celebrated journalist, are collaborating on Tiger Slayer, a young reader edition of the author’s biography of Mughal Empress Nur Jahan, widely regarded as India’s Cleopatra. Ruby and Molly will be joined in conversation with host, novelist Randy Boyagoda, discussing history and artmaking, and the craft of women’s collaboration as artist and writer.