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Monday, February 23, 2015

Ratti Keynotes SU's Stop Hatin' Week Mar. 2

Manav RattiSALISBURY, MD---Dr. Manav Ratti, Salisbury University assistant professor of English, presents the inaugural keynote for SU’s Stop Hatin’ Week.

His presentation, “Be the Change,” is 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center.

The Fulbright Scholar and critically acclaimed author of The Postsecular Imagination: Postcolonialism, Religion, and Literature (2013, paperback 2014) is internationally recognized for his work in postcolonial studies.  In 2013, he received the Fulton School’s Excellence in Scholarship award.

Neil Wilson, founding director of the Ottawa International Writers Festival, at which Ratti spoke in 2013, said his presentation “to a full house of inquisitive minds was one of the highlights of the past number of years.”

Founded in 2009, “Stop Hatin’ Week” is an annual event promoting equality and acceptance on campus and beyond.

Sponsored by the Student Government Association, Office of Student Affairs, and the Office of Multicultural Student Services, admission to Ratti’s talk is free and the public is invited.

For more information call 410-548-4503 or visit the SU website at

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