Seminars will be held on Thursdays, 3:30-5pm CT. The seminars are open to the public. Register here for the entire seminar series.
CONVENERS: PhD candidates Sundas Amer (Asian Studies), Cicely Bonnin (Asian Studies), Michael Fiden (Asian Studies), Anuj Kaushal (History), Beth Prosnitz (Sociology)
September 23 - Marko A. Geslani, Religious Studies, University of South Carolina: "Minding the Matter: Hindu Processionals at the Limits of Ritual"
October 7 - Margrit Pernau, Center for the History of Emotions, Max Planck Institute for Human Development: "Emotions and Temporalities: Ghosts From the Past and the Future"
October 28 - Jinah Kim, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University: "Transporting Visions: Pothi as Mobile Information Device in Medieval South Asia"
November 4 - Matthew S. Hull, Anthropology, Center for South Asian Studies Director, University of Michigan: "Corporations and States: Corporate Customer Service in the Indian Punjab Police"
November 11 - Prashant Keshavmurthy, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University: "Scaling the Sinai of Gnosis with Bīdel"
November 18 - Sabrina Datoo, Asian Studies, Hamilton College: "Muslim Social Reform and Medical Labor: Nazir Ahmad at the Madrasa Tibbiya Delhi, 1889-1911"
December 2 - Asiya Alam, History, Louisiana State University: "'The Earth and the Sky Are Evidence of Our Oppression': Muslim Women Imagine a Different World, 1910-1940"