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South Asia Research and Information Institute, Dallas, &

The Asian Studies Program, Southern Methodist University


present a one-day conference on


Alternative Rāmāyaṇas:

Variations in an Epic Tradition


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, September 24, 2011

McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, Southern Methodist University

  

Featuring

The Rāmāyaṇa in Southeast Asian Performance and Reworking the Rāmāyaṇa in Puppetry in West Java

Dr. Kathy Foley, The University of California, Santa Cruz


A la mode: Medieval Jain Rāmāyaṇas

Dr. Phyllis Granoff, Yale University


Diving into the Lake: On the Necessity, Joy, and Terror of (Re-)translating Tulsidas' Rāmcaritmānas

Dr. Philip Lutgendorf, The University of Iowa


On the Implications of Kulacēkara Āḷvār's Praise of Rāma's Killing of Śambuka

Dr. S. Palaniappan, SARII


When All Is Said and Done, Rāma is Still God
.

Dr. Velcheru Narayana Rao, Emory University


Classical and Modern Rāmāyaṇa Stories in South India

Dr. Paula Richman, Oberlin College

  

Chaired by

Dr. Steven Lindquist, Southern Methodist University


Boxed lunch will be provided.


Registration is closed. 


Conference parking is free in the lot north of Dallas Hall on Daniel Avenue. For Directions to Southern Methodist University, see
http://sarii.org/directions.html


For more information, visit www.sarii.org or email ramayanas@sarii.org.

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