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764. Mapping Pre-1965 South Asian America: Race, Empire, and Transnational Mobilization

Sunday, 6 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 303, Hynes

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on South Asian Languages and Literatures

Presiding: Rajender Kaur, William Paterson Univ.

1. "The Picturesque Hindu: Photography, the Press, and the Emergence of a Racial Subject in Early-Twentieth-Century North America," Manan Desai, Syracuse Univ.

2. "Indian Visitors at the 1893 Chicago Exposition," Anupama Arora, Univ. of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

3. "Transnational Solidarity: Resisting Imperialism in India and Ireland," Suchismita Banerjee, Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

4. "Racing the South Asian American Subject: The Pre-1965 Bureaucratic Origins of South Asian American Racial Identity," Sailaja Sastry, Barnard Coll.


  • Asian Literatures

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