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19. The Many Eighteenth Centuries of Orientalism

Tuesday, 3 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 202, Hynes

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Presiding: Aamir R. Mufti, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

1. "Orientalism's Tale: Nation and Empire in Eighteenth-Century England," Maryam Wasif Khan, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. "Authorizing Antiquity: India, Haiti, and Eighteenth-Century Orientalism," Sunil M. Agnani, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

3. "Traveling Objects: Orientalism, Empire, and Antiquarian Practices," Katharina Boehm, Univ. of Regensburg

4. "Another Source for 'Kubla Khan'? William Jones's 'Hymn to Surya' and Scholarly Orientalisms in the Late Eighteenth Century," Omar F. Miranda, New York Univ.


  • Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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