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Tuesday, 30 December

770. Geographies for North Indian Vernaculars: The Hindi-Urdu-Brajbhasa Divide

10:15–11:30 a.m., Club Room, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Manisha Basu, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

1. “Orientalism and the Language of Hindostan,” Aamir R. Mufti, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. “Encoding the Experience of Migration: ‘Disappeared Water’ as Metaphor for Language, Location, and Loss,” Mehr Farooqi, Univ. of Virginia

3. “Locating Modern Hindi in an Imagined Community: Nation, Braj Poetry, Birthplace of God,” Rashmi Bhatnagar, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

Respondent: Jonathan Arac, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

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