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Literary Sentiments: Telling Lives in the Vernacular (A Symposium)

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When: Saturday, October 14, 2017
All day  

Where: Kresge Hall, 2-351, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: FREE

Contact: Laura Brueck  

Group: Global Humanities Initiative (Buffett Institute)

Asian Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings


Papers include:

Masculine Vernacular Histories of Travel in Colonial India: The Writings of Satyadev Parivrajak (Charu Gupta)

Can you Write a ‘Travelogue’ in Urdu…? (Daniel Majchrowicz)

Gendered Lives in Vernacular Fiction: Claiming Fatherhood and Redefining Family in Hindi Short Stories of the Early 1940s (Shobna Nijhawan)

Recasting Man–Woman Relationships: The Modernist Tamil Short Stories of Cho. Viruthachalam “Pudumaippittan” (Preetha Mani)

Towards a Dalit Feminist Translation Praxis (Christi Merril)l

Layers of Critique: Anita Bharti’s feminist corrective to vernacular Dalit literary criticism (Laura Brueck)

The LCM of Language: The Sathottari Poetry of R. K. Joshi and Arun Kolatkar (Anjali Nerlekar)

Fashioning the Female Voice in 19th Century Bengali Journalism (Hans Harder)

Nationality and Fashionality: How to Remember Everyone in Your Town  (David Boyk)

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