SDMA Exhibition

Indo-Muslim Cultures in Transition
Conveners: Karen Leonard & Alka Patel
31 October-2 November 2008
The University of California, Irvine: Social Sciences Plaza B 1208

(Click on Names for Biographies & Titles for Abstracts)

Friday, 31 October 2008

Arrival of Conference Participants

Saturday, 1 November 2008
Break 10:45-11:00 am
11:00 am
Religious Currents and Hybridities
Chair: Richard Eaton
11:00 am

Syed Akbar Hyder
, "Reading Josh Malihabadi through the Lens of Autobiography"
  11:20 am Nile Green, "Barracks Islam: Sepoy Religion in the Hyderabad Contingent"
  11:40 am Teena Purohit, "Conversion and Islam: Passages from the Medieval to the Modern"

Luncheon 12:30-2:00 pm
Break 3:20-3:35pm
3:40 pm
Literary Endeavors II
Chair: Karen Leonard
3:40 pm

C. M. Naim, "Rereading Sharar on Lucknow"
  4:00 pm Carlo Coppola, "Zaheer v. Ali: Dissenting Views on the Early Years of the Progressive Movement"
  4:20 pm Sarah F. Waheed, "Bombay Film as Home to Muslim Modernity: Ismat Chughtai’s Ajeeb Admi"
Concert & Dinner 7:30 pm
Fee of $30 for non-Conference attendees; please contact Sandra Cushman ( by 17 October 2008

Sunday, 2 November 2008

9:00 am

Art and Architectural Histories of Post-Mughal South Asia
Chair: Sonya Quintanilla

9:00 am
9:20 am
9:40 am
Break 10:20-10:35 am
10:35 am
10:55 am
11:15 am
11:35 am

12:20 pm

Concluding Remarks: Karen Leonard & Alka Patel
End of Conference

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