Week 8: Translation in/as Colonial Governmentality I: The British Empire (Oct. 28)
Raman, Bhavani. 2012. “Scribal Skills” and “Cutcherry Tamil.” In Document Raj: Writing and Scribes in Early Colonial South India. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 53-105.
Cohn, Bernard S. 1996. “The Command of Language and the Language of Command.” In Colonialism and its Forms of Knowledge: the British in India. Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 16-56.
Raj, Kapil. 2001. “Refashioning Civilities, Engineering Trust: William Jones, Indian Intermediaries and the Production of Reliable Legal Knowledge in Late Eighteenth-Century Bengal.” Studies in History 17 (2):175-209.
Palmer, Patricia Ann. 2001. Language and Conquest in Early Modern Ireland: English Renaissance Literature and Elizabethan Imperial Expansion. New York: Cambridge University Press.
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