On Thursday, February 27th, the South Asia Center will hold the opening reception and keynote address for its “Transformations in South Asian Folk Arts, Aesthetics, and Commodities.” The reception begins at 5:30 in the Public Events room (220 Eggers).
Following the reception will be a keynote address by Dr. Dilip Chakrabarti, Professor Emeritus of South Asian Archeology at Cambridge University. His talk, “Folk Art Elements in Indian Archaeological Tradition” will examine the complexities of identifying ‘folk elements’ in Indian archaeological data, and then offer a critical review of what has been traditionally identified as ‘folk art’ in the whole range of Indian archaeological data.
The “Transformations” conference will continue on Friday, February 28th and Saturday, March 1st. For the full schedule, please check out our website: http://mithila.syr.edu.
Emera Bridger Wilson Associate Director/Outreach Coordinator South Asia Center, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs 346 Eggers Hall Syracuse University Syracuse NY 13244 (315) 443-2553 email@example.com