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Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series: Walter Hakala, Associate Professor, English, University of Buffalo

Ephemera in Stone: Shifting Language Use in South Asian Islamic Epigraphy

Event Details

Date
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Time
12-1 p.m.
Location
Description
After providing an overview of broader patterns of language use in Islamic inscriptions in South Asia, I will examine several instances of multilingual epigraphy and “public writing” in South Asia. I demonstrate how traces of earlier communities who worshipped and lived in these spaces can be read in the writing appearing on these structures.
Cost
Free

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