RCHA Public Lecture: Leela Gandhi (John Hawkes Professor of the Humanities and English, Brown University): "Utonal Life: A Genealogy for Global Ethics"
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 07, 2017, 04:30PM - 06:00PM
RCHA Public Lecture: Leela Gandhi (John Hawkes Professor of the Humanities and English, Brown University):
"Utonal Life: A Genealogy for Global Ethics"
Rutgers Academic Building, 15 Seminary Place, West Wing, Room 6051
Street Politics: Or How to Survive Global Urbanism in India
A Celebration of Recently Published Rutgers Faculty Authors
There will be a book discussion from 4:30-6:00 PM followed by a reception from 6:00-7:00 PM at the Zimmerli Art Museum on Tuesday, April 2016.
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AMESALL Presents: "The Jew In The Crown" A Discussion with Aamir Mufti
Thursday, April 7, 2016 5:30 pm - 7 pm (Reception 5:30-6pm)
Pane Room, Alexander Library
Some of the most innovative and influential works in the humanities and the social sciences in the last two decades were those that cast "comparative perspectives on South Asia and the Middle East." Engaging Aamir Mufti's (UCLA) groundbreaking work in the comparative study of South Asia and the Middle East, beginning with Enlightenment in the Colony: The Jewish Question and the Crisis of Postcolonial Culture (Princeton, 2007), this discussion will focus on scholarship that typically goes beyond area studies models despite working within specific areas, and while displaying social scientific scrutiny, also frames larger historical and theoretical contexts of global, humanistic relevance.
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Screening of Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai (Muzaffarnagar eventually) followed by Director Q&A with Nakul Sawhney
March 31, 2016 11 am - 2 pm
Meeting Room B, Douglass Campus Center, 100 George Street, New Brunswick
In September 2013, Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts of Uttar Pradesh, India, witnessed one of India's worst anti-Muslim pogroms. More than 100 people were killed and 80,000 people displaced. In the past, the two districts have seen relative harmony between Muslims and Hindus. Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai... ('Muzaffarnagar eventually...') (136 min.) asks: What happened this time?
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