Tuesday, 27 December
51. Transliteracies of Empire: Algebra, Accounting, Telegraphy
7:00–8:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8222, Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Aaron S. Worth, Brandeis Univ.
1. “The Terms on Each Side: Thomas Harriot, Mathematics, and Reverse Colonization,” Michael R. Booth, Boston Univ.
2. “‘Schemes of Transformation’: Settlement by Writing and Colonial Settlement,” Rekha A. Rosha, Brandeis Univ.
3. “Native Signalers and the Imperial Ellipsis: Language, Subjectivity, and the Indian Telegraph,” Aaron S. Worth
Respondent: Eric Cheyfitz, Cornell Univ.