Noon-1 p.m., Thursday, November 16, 2017
Ingraham Hall, Room 206
Presentation by Michael J. Altman, assistant professor, religious studies, University of Alabama
Many examples point to the ways nineteenth-century American ideas about sex, bodies, health, disease, and medicine connected to the history and culture of India in a variety of ways. This paper argues that Americans deployed representations of Indian bodies and discourses of Indian health and disease in their own conflicts over American identity, American health, and American religion.
Learn more about Michael Altman at southasia.wisc.edu/altman2017.
Contact: (608) 262-4884, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by the Center for South Asia.