Posts Tagged ‘workshop series’

Audrey Truschke: “Redefining Islamicate Knowledge”

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

November 21st, 12:15 pm in Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra St., map) Workshop Series: “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia” Audrey Truschke (Stanford University), “Redefining Islamicate Knowledge: Abu al-Fazl’s Persian Account of Indian Learning” Abstract: In this paper, I analyze one of the most extensive accounts of Indian knowledge systems in Persian: Abu al-Fazl’s Learning […]

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Hajnalka Kovacs: “‘No Journey is Possible Outside of the Heart’”

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

November 7th, 12:15 pm in Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra St., map) Workshop Series: “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia” Hajnalka Kovacs (Stanford University), “‘No Journey is Possible Outside of the Heart’: The Story of King Lavaṇa in Bedil’s Muhit-i A`zam” In this paper, I analyze Mirza `Abd al-Qadir Bedil’s poetic reworking of the story […]

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Kevin Schwartz: “Local Poets, Regional Rivals: Tazkira Writing on the Periphery of the 19th Century Persianate World”

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

October 24, 12:15 pm in Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra St., map) Workshop Series: “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia” Kevin Schwartz (University of Maryland), “Local Poets, Regional Rivals: Tazkira Writing on the Periphery of the 19th Century Persianate World” Abstract: Consider the world of heated rivalry and literary debate at one of the […]

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Sunil Sharma: The Ghazal in the Twilight of Indo-Persian Literary Culture

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

November 29, 12:15 PM, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Workshop Series: “Persian Literature on the Cusp of Modernity” Sunil Sharma (Boston University), “The Ghazal in the Twilight of Indo-Persian Literary Culture”* Abstract: The decline of Indo-Persian literary culture is thought to have been precipitated by the introduction of English as the official […]

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Wali Ahmadi: Subjects of Literary-Historical Marginality

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

October 25, 2012, 12:15 PM, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Workshop Series: “Persian Literature on the Cusp of Modernity” Wali Ahmad (University of California, Berkeley), “Subjects of Literary-Historical Marginality: Reflections on 19th Century Persian Poetry in Afghanistan” Abstract:The 19th century represents a major transitional period in the literary and cultural composition and […]

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Dominic Parviz Brookshaw: Sisters of the Pen: Women Poets in Early Nineteenth-century Iran

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

October 11, 12:15 PM, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Workshop Series: “Persian Literature on the Cusp of Modernity” Dominic Parviz Brookshaw (Stanford University), “Sisters of the Pen: Women Poets in Early Nineteenth-century Iran” Abstract: For many in nineteenth-century Iran (both female and male), women’s writing was seen as a transgressive act. However, […]

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