Friday, May 1, 2009.
5:00 pm Keynote address
Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture
University of California Santa Barbara
Saturday, May 2, 2009
9:00 am Introduction
Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Oberlin College.
9:30 am: Pedestrian Problems in early Twentieth Century Bombay
Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria, Assistant Professor, Department of
Anthropology, Smith College.
10:15 am: Water and Waste as Shahjahanabad Becomes Old Delhi
Michael Fisher, Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Oberlin College.
11:00 am to 11:30 am: Discussion led by Vandana Baweja, OKUM Postdoctoral
Fellow, Department of Art, Oberlin College.
1:00: Architectural History in South Asia: Critical Perspectives and Prospects
Madhuri Desai, Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian Studies,
Department of Art History, Penn State University.
1:45: Stones, Stories and Science: Archaeology and the Invention of the
“National” Monument in Colonial India
Assistant Professor/ Faculty Fellow of ‘The City’ , John W. Draper
Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought,
New York University
2:30 Discussion and closing remarks led by Paula Richman
Danforth Professor of Religion, Oberlin College