Multilingual Sri Lanka I: Itineraries
THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
Professor Ronit Ricci
Date: 20 April 2016Time: 3:15 PM
Finishes: 20 April 2016Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: L67
Type of Event: Seminar
Professor Ronit Ricci will lead a discussion of essays relating to Multilingual Sri Lanka for graduate students and academic colleagues (event 1 of 3).
Ronit Ricci is the Sternberg-Tamir Chair in Comparative Cultures and Associate Professor in the departments of Asian studies and comparative religion at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She holds a PhD in comparative literature from the University of Michigan. Her interests include translation studies, Javanese and Malay literature, multilingual manuscripts, the history and literary culture of the Sri Lankan Malays, and scripts. She is the author of Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia (University of Chicago, 2011), co-editor of Translation in Asia: Theories, Practices, Histories (St. Jerome, 2011), and editor of Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration (University of Hawaii, 2016).
She is Visiting Fellow on the MULOSIGE Project in April 2016.
- Multilingual Sri Lanka II: Reading Multilingual Texts
- Multilingual Sri Lanka III: Lanka and the Exilic Imagination
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Sponsor: European Research Council