Dr. Veena Howard gives ‘Truth Force/Love Force’ TEDx talk

Dr. Veena Howard delivers her TEDx talk virtually in a cream colored room with two blue backdrops.

Dr. Veena Howard, professor of religious studies and the Jain and Hindu Dharma Endowed Chair in the Department of Philosophy, delivered her virtual TEDx talk “Truth Force/Love Force.” In this speech, Howard explores Gandhi’s revolutionary teachings and informs us how we, too, can implement such profound actions into our lives.

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  1. Dear Dr. Veena Howard:
    I have read a write up in India West about Ravi and Naina Patel Foundation for Gandhi Center, I have my Distinguished Faculty lecture on Mahatma Gandhi and the American Imagination that I delivered several years ago at Southern Utah University which is reproduced in my book “Passage from India: Essays, Poems, and Stories.” Austin Macauley, London, available online with Amazon and Barnes & Noble that may be of interest to you and the Center. The book also an imaginary dialogue between Mahatma Gandhi and Nehru as well as a short poem “Love and Fear.”
    Let me introduce myself in the following brief bio:
    Originally from India, I did my Ph.D in American Literature from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and taught for 31 years at Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah, courses such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Shakespeare, Eastern Literatures in English translation (Indian Chinese, and Japanese); was a Fulbright professor in Yemen, Moldova (thrice), Austria, and Azerbaijan; was a Balkan Scholar at the American University in Bulgaria; published scholarly articles in the U.S., India, France, Spain, Romania, Moldova, Azerbaijan, and Ukraine; published poetry in the U.S., India, Canada, the U.K., South Africa, Moldova, and Azerbaijan; published a book of poems and short stories “Distant Lands, Diverse Cultures” and one on “Moldova: Vigorous Heritage and Variegated Traditions: Poems, Essays, Stories, and Speeches.” I have three chapbooks ready: “Who Am I? and other poems” , “Poems of Fear and Songs of Hope,” and “Traditions.” My book “Passage from India: Poems, Short Stories, and Essays” has just been published by Austin Macauley, London, England. In my retirement, I am pursuing my passion—writing poetry.
    My e-mail: moorty@emeriti.suu.edu
    Tomorow is the ceremony related to the Foundation gift.
    May you be blessed with success in spreading Mahatmaji’s message of nonviolence. My great appreciation to Ravi and Naina Patel. Several years ago, I had the unique pleasure of meeting Nelson Mandela.
    With warm regards,
    Satyam Sikha Moorty


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