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Tuesday, 27 December

51. Transliteracies of Empire: Algebra, Accounting, Telegraphy

7:00–8:15 p.m., Park Tower Suite 8222, Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Aaron S. Worth, Brandeis Univ.

1. “The Terms on Each Side: Thomas Harriot, Mathematics, and Reverse Colonization,” Michael R. Booth, Boston Univ.

2. “‘Schemes of Transformation’: Settlement by Writing and Colonial Settlement,” Rekha A. Rosha, Brandeis Univ.

3. “Native Signalers and the Imperial Ellipsis: Language, Subjectivity, and the Indian Telegraph,” Aaron S. Worth

Respondent: Eric Cheyfitz, Cornell Univ.

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