About the Conference

Norman CutlerThe Norman Cutler Conference on South Asian Literature (COSAL) honors the life and work of the late Norman Cutler (1949 – 2002), former Professor of Tamil in the Department. For a biography of Dr. Cutler, see this article from the University of Chicago Chronicle.

The purposes of the conference are:

This biennial event will feature different South Asian authors on each occasion of the Conference, who hail from various regions, write in various languages, and come from a diversity of communities.