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Global Literary Imaginaries: China and India

Critical Chinese Humanities Colloquium

dateMarch 7, 2024 timeThursday, 6:00pm EST location Uris Hall, Columbia UniversityCalder Lounge - Room 107
  • The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities
  • Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • South Asia Institute
  • Weatherhead East Asian Institute
  • Critical Chinese Humanities Colloquium
email address [email protected]
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
abstract cranes

How can we conceptualize the literary relations between China and India? How do we grasp the global imaginaries in transnational literary exchanges? What are the politics and ethics at play in the imaginaries of the Global South? To unravel and complicate these questions, this panel convenes scholars whose research delves into the intricate web of literary connections across Africa, South Asia, and East Asia. Through sharing their insights and latest scholarship, the panelists will discuss critical themes, including colonialism, (trans-)nationalism, the Global South, and comparative literature as a discipline.

Gal Gvili (McGill University)
Adhira Mangalagiri (New York University)
Duncan Yoon (New York University)

Anupama Rao (Columbia University)