"Imagining Inscriptions: Epigraphy and the Construction of Indian History"
February 7, 2008
A talk by Leslie Orr, University of Concordia.
Leslie Orr joined the Department of Religion at Concordia in 1991. Her research interests include the religious and social history of medieval Tamil Nadu; women in pre-colonial South Asia; devadasis; temple architecture, iconography and epigraphy; the interaction of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam; the history of South Indian sectarian movements; and colonial archaeology. She is the author of the book Donors, Devotees and Daughters of God: Temple Women in Medieval Tamilnadu.
Cosponsored by the University of Chicago South Asia Language & Area Center and Committee on Southern Asian Studies and the Center for International Studies.