584: Movable Types: Print Culture in South Asia

5:15 PM–6:30 PM Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 (US - Central)

Sheraton Grand - Michigan A

Session Information


1: Readings on the Material and the Sublime: Eliot, Tagore, the Soviet, and Poetry in 1930s Bengal

Supurna Dasgupta, U of Chicago

2: Reading the World: The Urdu Print Public Sphere and the Hindi-Urdu Divide

Jennifer Dubrow, U of Washington, Seattle

3: Travel Writings, Cultural Reproduction, and Dissemination of Transnational Knowledge on the Esala Perahera in Sri Lanka

Hashintha Jayasinghe, U of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Related Material: For related material, write to gaura.narayan@purchase.edu after 20 Dec.


Usree Bhattacharya, U of Georgia

Gaura Shankar Narayan, Purchase C, State U of New York


Jonathan Arac, U of Pittsburgh