Artists in Residence YaliniDream and V.V Ganeshananthan will be staying here in Alice Lloyd Hall over the next four weeks. 

Mark your calendars! Wednesday, February 20th, 7pm in the MultiPurpose room of Couzens Hall.  

Campus Wide Performance and Readings:

Monday February 18th  5:10pm
The Zell Visiting Writers Series presents
A CollaborativePerformance
YaliniDream and Dr. Sumathy Sivamohan
with V.V. Ganeshananthan
Museum of Art (UMMA)
Helmut Stern Auditorium
525 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1354

Tuesday February 19th 2pm
The MFA Program in Creative Writing presents
A Roundtable with
YaliniDream and Dr. Sumathy Sivamohan
Hopwood Room, 1176 Angell Hall
435 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI  48109-1003

*Monday February 25th11:30am- 1pm
YaliniDream performs for
Petra Kuppers' Class
Indigenous Women's Creative Practice
*This performance is for class participants
If you are not part of the class and are interested
in attending please email

This residency is also sponsored by the Institute for the Humanities, the Center for South Asian Studies, the Department of English Language & Literature, The MFA Program in Creative Writing, and the Lloyd Hall Scholars Program. Dr. Sivamohan is one of Sri Lanka's most senior and prominent dissident Tamil Poets and Theater Artists having published and presented on postcolonial literature and theory, women’s movements in Sri Lanka, and the performing arts. V.V. Ganeshananthan is a fiction writer and journalist whose debut novel, Love Marriage (Random House), was named one of Washington Post Book World’s Best of 2008 and long-listed for the Orange Prize