The Floating Lexicon: Amitav Ghosh, Hobson-Jobson and the OED
A lecture by Kate Teltscher, Roehampton University
Monday, November 08, 2010
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Presented by the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature and the UCLA Program on Central Asia
Kate Teltscher is Reader in English Literature at Roehampton University in London. She is the author of India Inscribed: European and British Writing on India 1600-1800 (Oxford University Press, 1995) and The High Road to China: George Bogle, The Panchen Lama and the First British Expedition to Tibet (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2006) which has been short-listed for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography. She is currently working on Hobson-Jobson, the great ninteenth-century Anglo-Indian glossary.
Dr. Teltscher will present a talk on "The Rubicon between the Empires: The River Oxus in Nineteenth-century British Geographical Imagination" at the Program on Central Asia conference, The Roads to Oxiana: The Writing of Travel at the Crossroads of Asia on November 9.