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The Greatest Story Never Told (In the West): The Rāmāyaṇa and the Cultural Universe of South and Southeast Asia

November 7, 2012 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm  |  Humanities 1, Room 520


Robert P. Goldman is the author of several key works in the fields of Sanskrit literature and Indian thought, and has recently completed the translation of the Ramayana of Valmiki. The recipient of several honors, including election as fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Goldman currently serves as editor of “South Asia Across the Disciplines,” a monograph series published jointly by the presses of Columbia University, University of Chicago, and the University of California.

Goldman will also be speaking to the undergraduate class (LIT61P) on the Valmiki-­‐ Ramayana from 2-­‐3:10 in Baskin Auditorium, also on November 7th.

Robert P. Goldman Professor of Sanskrit University of California, Berkeley

This public lecture is sponsored by the Departments of History, Literature, and Classics. For more information or accommodation needs, please contact G.S. Sahota at


November 7, 2012
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Humanities 1, Room 520
Humanites 1 University of California, Santa Cruz Cowell College
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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