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
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