Saturday, 16 January 2016

‘Visual Rhetoric and Modern South Asian history’ course, University of Cambridge, Lent Term 2016.

Please find below the schedule for the ‘Visual Rhetoric and Modern South Asian history’ course (Lent Term 2016).  This course offers practical and theoretical approaches to old and new media literacies required when exploring the visual dimension of modern South Asian history.

21 Jan.: Colonial South Asia: cultural conflicts and racial hierarchies
28 Jan.: Visual anthropological perspectives on South Asian society 
1 Feb.: Gendered politics in the visual representation of South Asia
11 Feb.: The Indian National Movement
18 Feb.: Partition: politics, memory and experience 
25 Feb.: After Independence: India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
3 March: Sri Lanka’s visual identity: from Ceylon tea to Tamil Tigers
10 March:  Contemporary South Asian visual constructions of Self & Nation

Location & Time: S2 Seminar Room, 4:00-5:00pm, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT
(S3 seminar room for lecture on 1st February).

This course is part of ‘Visual language & South Asian history’ programme convened by Dr Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes (Clare Hall). For further information see
All are welcomed. 

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