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Monday, 29 December

550. Composing and Decomposing the Nation: Literature, Cinema, and the Exigent Nation-State in India

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Golden Gate 1, Hilton

A special session

Presiding: Nandini Bhattacharya, Texas A&M Univ., College Station

1. “The Great Mughal: Akbar as the Ur-Nationalist?” Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

2. “Ritwik Ghatak and Shifting Shapes of Memory,” Nandini Bhattacharya

3. “Experiments with Truth: The Contemporary Indian Historical Film,” Corey K. Creekmur, Univ. of Iowa

Respondent: Gayatri Gopinath, New York Univ.

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