Cornell University

South Asia Program Graduate Symposium

Monday, February 27, 2017 at 11:00am to 5:00pm

Uris Hall, G08 109 Tower Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Graduate students across the disciplines whose work intersects in South Asia present their research at the SAP Graduate Symposium.

11:00-12:00: Natalia diPietrantonio, PhD candidate, History of Art, "Erotic Visions: Poetry, Literature, and Book Arts from Avadh (1754-1857)." 

12:00-1:00: Osama Siddiqui, PhD candidate, History, "The Enchantment of Political Economy: Wealth and its Sciences in Colonial India."

1:00-2:00:  Lunch

2:00-3:00: Shoshana Goldstein, PhD candidate, City and Regional Planning, "Planning the Millennium City: the Politics of Place-making in Gurgaon, India." 

3:00-4:00: Scott Sorrell, Anthropology, “Reworking public and private spheres: sexuality and urbanization in Bangalore, India.”

4:00-5:00: Kasia Paprocki, Development Sociology, "From 'Wasteland' to Climate Dystopia: Ecological Crisis, Development and Accumulation in Bangladesh's Coastal Delta."

All papers will be pre-circulated. Please write to Durba Ghosh ( for a copy.

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Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, History, History of Art and Visual Studies, City and Regional Planning, Development Sociology, South Asia Program


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Daniel Bass

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Wheelchair accessible, assisted listening device available

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