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Peripatetic Empires: Mobility Visuality and Travel in British India and Africa

Friday, November 10, 2017, 18:00

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A mini-conference on the visual and material culture of mobility in South Asia

 
Friday, Nov. 10
6:00pm Keynote Lecture
Sumathi Ramaswamy (Professor of History, Duke University)
“A Mahatma on the March: Towards an Aesthetics of the Ambulatory”

Saturday, Nov. 11
10:00am Panel
Holly Shaffer (Assistant Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, Brown University)
“The Peregrinations of a Portrait in Nineteenth-Century India”
Abigail McGowan (Associate Professor of History, University of Vermont)
‘For that Modern Indian Look’: Craft Heritage in Modern Interiors, 1945-1965
Isabel Hofmeyr (Professor of African Literature at the University of Witwatersrand; and Global Distinguished Professor at NYU)
"Colonial Copyright, Customs and Port Cities: Intellectual Property and Material History”

Co-sponsored by Rutgers Center for British Studies, South Asian Studies Program, SAS Dean's Office, Rutgers Global

Location : Rutgers Academic Building (West Wing), Room 6051, 15 Seminary Place, New Brunswick

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