Lecture Series

Fall 2019

September 23 — Amy Olberding

October 14 — Maria Heim

November 15 — Daniel Asen (co-sponsored with the Surveillance and Infrastructure Lab)

and in January, a special book launch event for The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Political Theory

Spring 2019

February 20, 5-6:30pm: Robyn Magalit Rodriguez (University of California, Davis)
“Service Workers or Servile Workers? Migrant Labor and Contemporary Global Racial Capitalism”
Wilson 142
Dinner will be served

March 28, 5:15-6:45pm: Aihwa Ong (University of California, Berkeley)
“The China Flight: Territorializing Rights in Global Platforms”
Nau 101
Reception to follow

April 11, 3:30-5pm: Ratheesh Radhakrishnan (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay)
“Habits and Worlds: Malayalam Cinema’s Travels with the Persian Gulf”
Nau 342
Reception to follow

Past Events

Fall 2018

September 20, 4 pm Supriya Gandhi, “A Tale of Two Translations: The Sirr-i akbar and its afterlives in South Asia,” Wilson 142

October 1, 3 pm Alexa Joubin, “Can World Literature Go Beyond the Nation State? The Case of Global Shakespeare” Wilson 142 (co-sponsored by the Department of English)

November 1, 4 pm, Heekyoung Cho, “Rethinking World Literature through the Relations between Russian and East Asian Literatures”, Wilson 142

November 7, 5 pm Ken Liu, TBA

November 8, 5 pm Ken Liu, Nau 101

November 16, 12:00 pm workshop with Ben Tran