Salman Rushdie to deliver premier lecture in ECU series
(Aug. 22, 2011)
ECU News Services
Sir Salman Rushdie will speak at East Carolina University Oct. 5 as part of the university’s Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series.
Rushdie’s controversial 1988 novel “The Satanic Verses” led to violent protests, death threats and a fatwā issued against him by then Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Rushdie spent a decade in hiding as a result.Read more....