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October 21, 2009

Asian Languages and Cultures Graduate Student Colloquium "Reconvening Asia: Embodiment, Transformation, Space"

Date: Friday October 23, 2009
Time: 4-6pm

Location: Rm 2022, Thayer Building

Papers to be given:

1) "The yoga in China: narratives of identity, syncretism, and hybridity and the study of East Asian Buddhism."

Professor Charles D. Orzech
University of North Carolina

2) "South Asian refractions in the prism of Diaspora: from ritual clowns and Sufi processions to the vernacular cosmopolitanism of Bollywood movies."

Professor Pnina Werbner
Keele University
Staffordshire, UK

Papers will be available to distribution, please email harjeets@umich.edu for more information.

Posted by zzhu at October 21, 2009 11:33 AM