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Thursday, May 1, 2014

OPENING REMARKS
3:30-3:45 PM

ARTICULATING PRESENCE, SIGNALING AUTHORITY
Christopher Wood, Chair and Discussant
3:45-5:30 PM

Marianna Shreve Simpson, University of Pennsylvania, "Who’s hiding here? Artists and their signatures in late Timurid and Safavid painting"    

Sussan Babaie, Courtauld Institute (UK) "Chasing after the muhandess: Visual articulations of the architect"

RECEPTION
Yale University Art Gallery, 5:30-7 PM

Friday, May 2, 2014

HISTORICAL AND LITERARY CONSTRUCTS
Abbas Amanat, Chair and Discussant
9:00-11:00 AM

Azfar Moin, Southern Methodist University, "A Connected History of Timurid Era Desecration of Shrines and Temples"

Shahzad Bashir, Stanford University, "Peeking into the Past as a Theme in Persianate Painting and Chronicles"

Emine Fetvaci, Boston University, "Love and Death in Early-Modern Istanbul"

MODALITIES OF PERCEPTION
Sheila Canby, Chair and Discussant
11:15 AM-1:15 PM

Christiane Gruber, University of Michigan, "In Defense and Devotion: Affective Responses to Images of the Prophet Muhammad"

Jamal Elias, University of Pennsylvania, "Sufis, Tropes and Paintings: The Case of the Mevlevis in the Ottoman Empire"

Sylvia Houghteling, Yale University, "Sentiment in Silks: Safavid Figural Textiles in Mughal Courtly Culture"

INHABITATION AS SELF-REPRESENTATION
Kishwar Rizvi, Chair and Discussant
2:30-4:30 PM

Çiğdem Kafesioğlu, Boğaziçi University, "Crossing, Seeing: Architecture and the traveling subject in the early modern Ottoman world"

Chanchal Dadlani, Wake Forest University, "Locating Urban Subjectivity in Eighteenth-Century Mughal Delhi"

Dipti Khera, New York University, "Feeling of a Place: Picturing Architecture, Affect and Agency in Eighteenth-Century Udaipur"

Navina Haider, Metropolitan Museum of Art, "From Subject into Setting: Externalizing mood and emotion in Deccani painting"


CLOSING REMARKS