Past Lunch Seminars

Spring 2018

Monday, February 12, 12:00-1:15
Shannon Derby, Department of English, CHAT Dissertation Fellow
"Parlour Orientalism and the "Real India": British Women, Travel, and Representational Authority"

Tuesday, April 3, 12:00-1:15
Josh Braver, Tisch College Postdoctoral Fellow
"We, the Mediated People: Popular Constitution-Making in Post-Cold War South America"

Wednesday, April 11, 12:00-1:15
Areej Sabbagh-Khoury, CHAT Postdoctoral Fellow
"Memory for Forgetfulness: Leftist Zionist Movement Representations of Palestinian Villages in Northern Palestine after 1948"

Fall 2017

Monday, November 6, 12:00-1:30
Cristelle Baskins, Department of Art History
"Missing the Moors in Early Modern Italy"

Thursday, November 16, 12:00-1:30
Marina Bilbija, CHAT Postdoctoral Fellow
"Apostrophe, Animation, and Anti-Racism: Speaking to and for Others in the Anti-Racist Editorial and Newspaper Poem"

Wednesday, October 11, 12:00-1:30
Tuesday, November 21, 12:00-1:30
Rich Jankowsky, Department of Music
"Ambient Sufism: Devotional Pluralism and Music as Everyday Mysticism in
North Africa"

Thursday, November 30, 12:00-1:15
Mona El Khoury, Assistant Professor of Romance Languages (Francophone Literatures)
"Zahia Rahmani's Jewish 'Harkeology'; or, the Recovery of the Harki Past through Literature"

Spring 2017

Thursday, January 19, 12:00-1:15
Patrick King, CHAT Dissertation Fellow, Drama & Dance
"Only One Vienna: Magic and Empire On Stage in the Viennese Zauberstück"

Monday, January 23, 12:00-1:15

Nidhi Mahajan, Mellon CHAT Postdoctoral Fellow
"A Sea of Suspicion: The Dhow Trade and Illegality in the Western Indian Ocean"

Thursday, March 2, 12:00-1:15

Alex Blanchette, Assistant Professor, Anthropology
"De-Skilled Life: The Politics of Love and Labor on an American Factory Farm"

Thursday, March 16, 12:00-1:15

Emma Schneider, CHAT Dissertation Fellow, English
"Re-Sounding Silence: Environmental Justice and Anti-colonial Poetics in Rita Wong's undercurrent and M. NourbeSe Philip's Zong!"