Indian Literature As Comparative Literature


I’m participating as a panel discussant in a workshop at Rutgers tomorrow and Saturday, organized in the AMESALL Department: Indian Literature as Comparative Literature.

There’s a really exciting schedule of talks tomorrow, Friday, September 27:

  1. Rethinking Comparativism (10 a.m.). Kumkum Sangari (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Francesca Orsini (School of Oriental and African Studies), Shehal Shingavi (University of Texas-Austin), and Andrew Goldstone, discussant (Rutgers Unviversity).

  2. Novel Experimentations (1:30 p.m.). Satya Mohanty (Cornell University), Vasudha Dalmia (Yale University), Krupa Shandilya (Amherst College), and Mukti Lakhi Mangharam, discussant (Rutgers University).

  3. The Local and the Global (4 p.m.). Preetha Mani (Rutgers University), Anjali Nerlekar (Rutgers University), Kannan Muthukrishnan (French Institute of Pondicherry), and Pritipuspa Mishra, discussant (Princeton University)

All events in the Pane Room, Alexander Library.

Saturday has a roundtable at 10:30 a.m., with Francesca Orsini and Janet Walker.