CANCELLED CSAS Scholarly Lecture Series. "Urdu Cinema During the 1940s and 50s"


Nov
22
2013

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  • Speaker: Iftikhar Dadi, Chair and Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Art; & Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Art History, Cornell University
  • Host Department: Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)
  • Date: 11/22/2013
  • Time: 4:00PM

  • Location: 1636 SSWB

  • Description:

    We regret to inform you that this event has been CANCELLED.

     

    This presentation will address key methodological issues in the analysis of Urdu cinema during its formative decades. These include changes that ensued with the introduction of the talkies, the relationship of "Urdu" cinema to "Hindi" cinema, the imbrication of cinema with the literary world, the relays between Lahore and Bombay studios and personnel, and transformations in wake of the 1947 Partition and Independence of India and Pakistan. 

    This event is co-sponsored by the Department of History of Art, the Islamic Studies Program, and Screen Arts & Cultures.