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Thursday, September 10, 2009

South Asia Seminar Series, Fall 2009

The South Asian Seminar began in 2005 as an intellectual collective group funded by the Institute for Global Studies. The South Asian Seminar Series brings scholars, writers, and filmmakers from the U of M, local colleges and universities as well as national and international speakers to share their ideas and scholarship with the University community and beyond.

South Asia Seminar Series, Fall 2009 Schedule
All events will be 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
710 Social Science Building

September 23
Simona Sawhney, Associate Professor
Department of Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Minnesota
End of War

October 7
Keya Ganguly, Professor
Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
Sensuous Magic: Image and Objectivity in Satyajit Ray's "Devi"

October 21
Saloni Mathur, Associate Professor
Department of Art History, UCLA
Co-sponsored by the Department of Art History
India and Gauguin's Tahitian Nudes: Modernism in a Global Frame

November 4
Emily Rook-Koepsel, Doctoral Candidate
Department of History, University of Minnesota
An All Indian Organization for All Indian Women

November 18
Chris Pinney, Professor
Department of Anthropology and Visual Culture, University College London
Co-sponsored by the Department of Art History
The Colonial Dromosphere: Speed, Transmission and Prosthesis in Colonial India

December 2
Pashmina Murthy, Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota
Land Without Women: Infanticide and the Politics of Mourning

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