The Entangled Word: Textuality and Technology

Date: 2016-10-28 -0000-00-00
Time: 09:30:00 - 16:00:00
Location: Westbrook Building, Room 0014, Duke Divinity School

The panel hopes to explore questions such as: What is the ground between orality and literacy? What is the role of modern media and broadcast technology in creating the in-between? What are the publics in the interface between ancient and the modern?

Session 1: Literary Cultures of India

9:30 – 9:45

Coffee & bagels

9:45 – 10:00

Welcome & Introduction, David Morgan

10:00 – 10:45

Adheesh Sathaye, University of British Columbia, "Breakout Moments: Using Digital Technologies to Capture the Dynamic Life of Sanskrit Proverbs in Medieval India"

10:50 – 11:35

V. Narayana Rao, Emory University, "Imagined Biographies, and Unwritten Readings: Authors and Texts in Indian tradition"

11:35 – 12:20

General discussion, Leela Prasad, Duke University

12:30-1:15

Working lunch (provided)

Session 2: New Testament

1:20  – 1:30

Welcome, David Morgan

1:30 – 2:15

Mark Goodacre, Duke University

2:20 – 3:05

Chris Keith, St. Mary’s University, London

3:05 – 4:00

Discussion, Mark Goodacre