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SAP Conference: Around Abhinavagupta: Aspects of the Intellectual History of Kashmir


Tuesday, October 25 - Wednesday, October 26 at 9:30a.m. - 5:00p.m. in Kalhin Center, 640 Stewart Avenue, Ithaca.

This SAP conference will present the work of a large and prestigious international group of scholars dealing with a variety of philosophical, literary and religious transformations during one of the most vibrant regions and creative periods in Indian intellectual history, focusing especially on the works and legacy of Abhinavagupta, one of the most influential literary, cognitive, and ritual theorists in the Sanskrit tradition. The conference will be of interest to students and faculty whose work relates to classical, comparative, or world philosophy, poetry, aesthetics, dramaturgy, ritual theory, and scriptural or general hermeneutics.