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English Literature before 1800 – Early Modern Islam and the West: Mini Conference Today, Dec 5th
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MINI CONFERENCE MONDAY DEC 5
ENG 813. English Literature before 1800 – Early Modern Islam and the West
Jyotsna G. Singh

ROOM C-640 WELLS, the ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FILM SCREENING ROOM MONDAY DECEMBER 5
TIME
4:15- 6:45
Presentations:
Part I
4:15


Emily Yates: Othello (Desdemona, and Barbary) need a Horatio: Voice in Toni Morrison’s Desdemona”

Briona Jones: Iqbal Khan’s Othello and the Decolonial Imaginary

Laurel Billings: Saving the Women: Representing Femininity and Conversion in Early Modern “Turk” Plays

Mitch Ploskonka: Productive Staring: Disability Studies in relation to Early Modern England and the Ottoman Empire.

Q and A 5:15- 5:30 - Part II

Cecilia Morales: Mary and Isis: Mapping the Connected Histories of England and Egypt.

Asif Iqbal: Passeur or a colonialist: The Embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the Court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619.

Bria Harper: Exploring Images of the Mughal Harem: Perceptions vs. Realities

Justin Wigard: The Emperor Keepeth Many Feasts in the Yeare’: Visual Mapping of Time, Space, and Culture in Mughal Feasts.

Q & A. 6:30-6:45