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South Asia Seminar

"Aesthetics of Indian Art"

May 7, 2009

A talk by Ramachandran Nagaswamy, Director of Archaeology (retired) at the University of Kanchipuram.

Ramachandran Nagaswamy served as Curator for Art and Archaeology, Madras Museum (1959-63) and later joined the Tamilnadu State Department of Archaeology as Assistant Special Officer (1963-65) and became the First Director of Archaeology of the State and held that post until retirement (1966-88). His Fields of specialization include Art, Archaeology, Architecture, Literature, Epigraphy, Paleography, Numismatics, Temple rituals and philosophy, Ancient law and society, Music, Dance and South Asian Art.

Cosponsored by the University of Chicago South Asia Language & Area Center and Committee on Southern Asian Studies and the Center for International Studies.