CSAS Scholarly Lecture Series. "Figures of Speech: Picturing Poetry in Fifteenth-Century Gujarat"


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  • Speaker: Nachiket Chanchani, Assistant Professor, History of Art, University of Michigan
  • Host Department: Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)
  • Date: 09/06/2013
  • Time: 3:00PM

  • Location: 1636 SSWB

  • Description:

    With a focus on a recension of the Vasanta Vilasa written on an eleven-meter-long scroll in Ahmedabad in 1451 CE, this talk will explore the production, dissemination, and performance of the linguistically hybrid and profusely painted scrolls and manuscripts of western India.