Symposium on Women and Poetry in Premodern India

   
Summary

Symposium on Women and Poetry in Premodern India

Description

Speakers and Presentation Titles: Dr. Dolores Pizarro Minakakis (Independent Scholar, Cambridge, MA): “I Am That Same One: Women as Object and Subject in Sanskrit Poetry” Prof. Neelima Shukla-Bhatt (Wellesley College), “Moving Dreamlike on a Fading Road: Women Bhakti Poets of Medieval India” Prof. Sunil Sharma (Boston University), “Why Shouldn’t I Be Proud: Indo-Muslim Princesses and Courtesans as Poets” Abstract: This symposium will explore the roles of women in the three main South Asian literary cultures: the classical tradition in Sanskrit, vernacular traditions in languages such as Gujarati and Kashmiri, and the Indo-Muslim tradition in Persian and Urdu. The presentations will focus on women as both creators of poems and their representation in poetry by male poets. http://www.bu.edu/asian/2019/01/23/women-and-poetry-in-premodern-india-april-4-2019/ This symposium is co-sponsored by the BU Department of World Languages and Literatures, the BU Center for the Study of Asia, the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations, and the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program.

Starts

2:00pm on Thursday, April 4th 2019

End Time

5:00pm

URL

http://www.bu.edu/asian/2019/01/23/women-and-poetry-in-premodern-india-april-4-2019/

Topics

Conferences & Workshops, Lectures, Special Interest to Women, Global

Speaker(s)

Dr. Dolores Pizarro Minakakis, Prof. Neelima Shukla-Bhatt, and Prof. Sunil Sharma

Event Open To

public

Information Phone

617-358-8006

Contact Name

Robert Murowchick

Building

College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), 725 Commonwealth Avenue

Room

Room 200

Contact Email

remurow@bu.edu

Contact Organization

BU Center for the Study of Asia

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