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The Global Arts Studies Program Lecture Series presents: "Qutb Becomes a Monument: The Curious Case of an English Landscape around a Mosque Complex", by Dr. Aditi Chandra

November 9, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us for a talk by Assistant Professor Aditi Chandra about 19th and early 20th-century landscape design around a 12th-14th century mosque complex, called the Qutb, in Delhi, India. Learn about how landscaping, garden design, and ideas of the picturesque aesthetic transformed this mosque complex into a modern monument for touristic consumption by British colonialists. Discover the fascinating documents and images unearthed during archival research in Delhi and London that reveal this story.


Merced Multicultural Arts Center

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