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Vazir Khan Masjid Lahore
Senior Lecturer
Professor and Department Chair
C. Diamond
Graduate Student in South Asian Languages and Literature, Teaching Assistant in South Asian
Graduate Student in Japanese Language and Literature; Teaching Assistant in Japanese, Department Student Representative
Doctoral Student in Chinese Language and Literature
Michiko Urita
Teaching Assistant in Japanese
Assistant Professor

Events

2014

Title Date Time Location
The Connoisseurship of Longing: Paintings of 17th-century India
Molly Aitken, City College of New York
Apr 5 9:30am to 11:00am Seattle Asian Art Museum, Stimson Auditorum
Zen in Love: Passionate poetry by the monk Ikkyû Sôjun
Thomas Hare, Princeton University
Mar 1 9:30am to 11:00am Seattle Asian Art Museum, Stimson Auditorium

2012

Title Date Time Location
"What Makes a Poem Good?"
Frances Pritchett
Oct 23 3:30pm to 5:30pm 317 Thomson Hall, Seattle, WA
"Welcoming Vali: An Exploration of the Literary Legacy of Vali Dakhani"
Heidi Pauwels (Asian L&L) and Purnima Dhavan (History)
May 18 3:30pm to 5:00pm THO 317
"A Century (almost) of Ghalib’s English Translations: A Historical and Comparative Perspective”
Jameel Ahmad
Feb 16 3:30pm to 5:00pm SAV 137

2011

Title Date Time Location
"A multilingual poet in eighteenth-century India: A Krishna bhakta's experiments with Urdu"
Heidi Pauwels, University of Washington
Nov 29 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
Ba-yaad-e 'Faiz': In Memory of Faiz Ahmad 'Faiz' (1911-1984) Nov 19 2:00pm to 5:00pm THO 317

2010

Title Date Time
"Why Meter Matters: Reading 20th Century Hindi Poetry from the Perspective of Metrical Structure"
Michael Shapiro, University of Washington
Jun 3 3:30pm

2008

Title Date Time Location
"Figures for Memory: Personal Moments in Medieval Chinese Poetry"
Professor Paul W. Kroll, University of Colorado at Boulder
May 14 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)

2007

Title Date Time Location
"Translating Classical Urdu Poetry: Problems and Possibilities"
Jameel Ahmad, University of Washington
Feb 22 3:30pm to 5:00pm Savery 211

2006

Title Date Time Location
"The Pleasures of Japanese Poetry"
Professor Edwin Cranston, Harvard University
May 15 7:30pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Speaking in Tongues: The Cultural Discourses of Multilingualism in Eighteenth-Century South Indian Court Poetry"
Indira Peterson, Mount Holyoke College
Feb 23 3:30pm Savery 211

2005

Title Date Time Location
"Travels of a Culture: Chinese Poetry and the European Imagination"
Professor Pauline Yu, American Council of Learned Societies
May 11 8:00pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)
"Masaoka Shiki and the Appeal of Haiku"
Professor Keiko Kanai, Waseda University
Apr 21

2004

Title Date Time Location
"What's 'Lovely' About It? (Korean) Poetry's Appeal and Survival (even in English)"
Professor David McCann, Harvard University
May 12 8:00pm Walker-Ames Room (Kane 225)