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MULOSIGE Syllabus: Multilingual perspectives on gender in world literature

By |2018-07-18T14:42:26+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Members, MULOSIGE Syllabi|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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Orature, Literature and History: Exploring Northern Indian Popular Culture (19c-20c) – PART 1

By |2018-05-02T13:22:32+00:00May 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

How does awareness of contemporary orature change the way we approach historical texts? How can we use these texts as sources to write a history of the region which produced them? How can we use narrative patterns to compare distant forms of orature? And how can we make orature seriously part of the study of world literature?

Reading group with Javed Majeed (King’s College London)

By |2017-08-05T17:01:23+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Past events, Reading Group|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Javed Majeed joined us for an informative and enjoyable reading group where we discussed his work on the Linguistic Survey of India and its superintendent, George Grierson.

Qurratulain Hyder’s The Nautch Girl: A doubly multilingual text

By |2017-08-09T12:40:19+00:00January 29th, 2017|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What happens when a text from 17th century India passes through a double translation over the next two centuries? Qurratulain Hyder's translation of Hasan Shah's The Nautch Girl reveals some of the changes that occur when texts move across time and space.