Transmission, Translation, and Directionality in Cultural Exchange
"Transmission, Translation, and Directionality in Cultural Exchange (TTDCE)" is a year-long interdisciplinary faculty-graduate student research cluster sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the HUmanities (IPRH). The goal of the projectis to bring together a broad array of UIUC faculty and graduate students around the central topic of cross-cultural exchange. We aim to problematize the historical and contemporary complexities of the movement of textual, oral/musical, and artifact traditions across often vast geographical distances. The collaboration will take place through a hybrid reading group/workshop format, punctuated by prominent guest speakers, and culminating in a colloquium.