Symposium on the Imagination
What is the imagination? How does it work? What are its manifestations, across cultures and time — in India, China, Europe?
We invite you to join us for a conversation exploring the riches of the imagination among scholars of literature, music, philosophy, history, anthropology, and religion.
Charles F. Altieri, English, UC Berkeley
David Bates, Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
Amy Hollywood, Harvard Divinity School
Victoria Kahn, English and Comparative Literature, UC Berkeley
Maria Mavroudi, History and Classics, UC Berkeley
Anand Pandian, Anthropology, Johns Hopkins
David Shulman, Asian Studies and Comparative Religion, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mary Ann Smart, Music, UC Berkeley
Sanjay Subrahmanyam, History, UCLA
Jane Taylor, Drama and Theater Studies, University of Leeds
Paula Varsano, East Asian Languages & Cultures, UC Berkeley
Elliot Wolfson, Religious Studies, UC Santa Barbara
The tentative schedule for the Symposium may be viewed here.
Cosponsored by the Institute for South Asia Studies.