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
Karen Merritt Writing Program