Past Events

May19
Mass-producing the cosmos: visuality and divination from manuscript to lithograph in 19th-century South Asia

Mass-producing the cosmos: visuality and divination from manuscript to lithograph in 19th-century South Asia

AVACGIS Guest Lecture Series with Nur Sobers-Khan

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Nur Sobers-Khan's paper explores the genealogy of Tilsimat-i Aja’ib (Talismans of Wonder) texts, a genre that features elements of cosmology and divination, in Urdu lithographs of the 19th and early 20th century in the British Library’s collections, examining the illustrative programs in these texts and positing a continuity with the Persian Aja’ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) manuscript tradition.

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Mar25
Cultural Studies Colloquium: "The Mobilities Of The Delhi Metro" and "Another Future Was Possible: The Before/After Image and Beirut's Postwar Construction."

Cultural Studies Colloquium: "The Mobilities Of The Delhi Metro" and "Another Future Was Possible: The Before/After Image and Beirut's Postwar Construction."

w/ Rashmi Sadana, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, and Hatim El-Hibri, Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies.

Cultural Studies

Thursday, March 25, 2021 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Event

Join the Cultural Studies Colloquium for an afternoon of thought provoking discussion from two of out best. We welcome Rashmi Sadana, Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, and Hatim El-Hibri, Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies.

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