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Symposium: Narratives of the Indian Modern (Complete)

NEW YORK, October 25, 2018 — Part of the symposium "The Progressive Genealogy: Art and Culture in Modern India," this panel approaches the question of the modern, modernity, and ideas of a "modern Indian nation" through the lens of science, film, and literature. Presenters included Hunter College Associate Professor of English Sonali Perrera, Columbia University Assistant Professor of South Asian Studies Debashree Mukherjee, and Columbia University Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences Kavita Sivaramakrishnan. The discussion was moderated by Columbia University Class of 1933 Professor in the Humanities Gauri Viswanathan. (1 hr., 35 min.)


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