2020 Program Sessions

241. Central Asian Literature: Subjects and Worlds

10:15 AM–11:30 AM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 212

Session Information


1: The Radical of Representation: Persianate Epideictic Verse, Stalinist Mass Politics

Samuel G Hodgkin, U of Chicago

2: Deconstructing Soviet Literary Construction: The Making of Uzbek Socialist Realism’s First Classic, Hamza Hakimzoda Niyoziy’s The Rich Man and the Servant (1918–39)

Christopher Fort, American U of Central Asia

3: Minor Literatures and Intra-Soviet Translations: The Case of Nisso

Emily Laskin, U of California, Berkeley

4: An Inheritance of Paper: The Art of Anuar Alimzhanov

Christopher Baker, American U of Central Asia


Naomi Caffee, Reed C