The Professor Leads An American Visitor On Tour Of The New Botanical Garden At Guru Nanak Dev University In Amritsar, Punjab “The partition of ‘British’ India in August 1947 not only created two new independent nations, India and Pakistan, but also resulted in one of the greatest forced migrations in human history. Millions of frightened people, displaced from their … [Read more...]
-Norma Jenckes ( Illinois PhD) was born and raised in Rhode Island where in 1970 she met and married her husband Yashdip S. Bains. She later lived at the newly built Guru Nanak Dev University where Bains was the Head of the University English Department. Although she had written poetry since childhood, this immersion in Indian life shaped her work and began a decades long fascination with Indian poetry. .