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Movement and Other Translations of Landscape

Christy Hyman
University of Nebraska Lincoln
MITH Conference Room
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
12:30 pm

Gilles Deleuze has written that movement is a translation in space. In this talk I use this distinction as a framework for critical reflection on [...]

By |2018-11-07T09:05:52-04:00Oct 23, 2018|

How Were So Many Arabic Authors So Prolific? Digital Evidence for the Origins and Development of a Historical Textual Tradition

Sarah Savant
Aga Khan University, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, London
MITH Conference Room
Thursday, October 25, 2018
12:30 pm
co-sponsored with Roshan Institute for Persian Studies

This lecture focuses on the size of the Arabic tradition (ca. 700-1500), and the likely role that written practices and cultural expectations played in its [...]

By |2018-11-07T09:15:06-04:00Oct 16, 2018|