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CSAS Lecture Series | “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance”: Modi’s Statue of Unity and the Sense of Scale

Kajri Jain, Department of Visual Studies, University of Toronto
Friday, December 8, 2017
4:00-5:30 PM
Room 110 Weiser Hall Map
Kajri Jain is Associate Professor of Indian Visual Culture and Contemporary Art at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on images at the interface between religion, politics, and vernacular business cultures in India; she also writes on contemporary art. Jain is currently completing a book on the emergence of monumental iconic sculptures in post-liberalization India. She is the author of Gods in the Bazaar: The Economies of Indian Calendar Art (Duke, 2007); her recent publications include essays in Current Anthropology (2017), Art History and Emergency: Crises in the Visual Arts and Humanities (Clark Art Institute/Yale, 2016), and New Cultural Histories of India (Oxford, 2014).

Cosponsored by the Department of History of Art.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Asia, India, Visual Arts
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for South Asian Studies, History of Art, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures