FDU Hosts a Free Afternoon of Indian Culture, Music and Dance

MADISON, N.J. (February 15, 2012)—The focus of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s spring theme semester is celebrating Indian culture. On Feb. 21, 2012 the public is invited to two lectures, “The Rise of India and the Challenges Ahead” and “Facts, Sights and Sounds from India,” from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the College at Florham’s Dreyfuss Theater. 

Ram Kishan will present the introductory lecture and discussion “The Rise of India and the Challenges Ahead.” Kishan is an adjunct professor of political science and international studies at FDU. He specializes in comparative politics and international studies courses on East and South Asia.

Kiron Sharma will present on “Facts, Sights and Sounds from India,” which will also feature music and dance performances, and Indian snacks. Sharma is a professor of mathematics, computer science and physics at FDU. She specializes in sustainability and growth in the global markets, and the use of technology for developing reasoning and problem solving skills.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information please contact Colleen Di Gregorio at 973-443-8530. FDU’s College at Florham is at 285 Madison Ave., Madison, N.J.

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