Thursday, May 1, 2014
ARTICULATING PRESENCE, SIGNALING AUTHORITY
Christopher Wood, Chair and Discussant
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"
Yale University Art Gallery, 5:30-7 PM
Friday, May 2, 2014
HISTORICAL AND LITERARY CONSTRUCTS
Abbas Amanat, Chair and Discussant
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
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"