Orientalism and the Invention of World Literatures, Day 1 of 2
A two-day conference organized by Aamir Mufti, UCLA
Friday, May 21, 20109:30 AM - 6:30 PM
314 Royce Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Day one of a two-day conference organized by Dr. Aamir Mufti, UCLA.
All events held in 314 Royce Hall
Welcome and Opening Remarks
- (9:30-10:00) Aamir Mufti, Comparative Literature; Timothy Stowell, Dean, Division of the Humanities; Ali Behdad, Chair, Comparative Literature
Panel I (10:00-11:45)
- Premsagar (1806) and the Orientalist “Invention” of Modern Hindi with Rashmi Dube Bhatnagar, University of Pittsburgh.
- Lyric History and the Beginnings of Colonial Time with Aamir Mufti.
Panel II (2:00-3:45)
- The Indian Monotheism with Anustup Basu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- French Decadence, Arabic Awakenings: Figures of Decay in the Nineteenth-Century Arab Nahda with David Fieni, Cornell University
Keynote address by Dr. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
- “Orientalism: the Itinerary of An Idea”
Friday, May 21, 4:30-6:30pm
Royce Hall, 314, UCLA
Cost : Free
JohannaRomero, Center for Near Eastern Studies