[Msa-discuss] International Relations Events at MSA Long Beach

sarker at macalester.edu sarker at macalester.edu
Sat Oct 27 12:34:37 EDT 2007

Hello everyone,
I extend a warm invitation to all MSA members and their friends to attend the events organized through the International Relations section of the MSA in Long Beach 2007.  

First, I list the Open Forum venue and the IR Business Meeting agenda.  Below that, I mention just two events related to transnationalism and geographies in which IR is represented.  

I?m also happy to note, in the full MSA program, the many, many panels that connect to the vocabularies of internationalism, transnationalism, and global/local geographies.  Thank you colleagues! and see you atleast at the few listed here.  

Please feel free to stop me and share your thoughts at any time during the conference?in the corridors, at thresholds of rooms, and at the reception.

Best regards,
Sonita Sarker
Chair, International Relations at MSA

Friday, 1:30 ? 3:00 pm  
Room: Centennial Ballroom ? Salon C 
Open Forum on International Issues: Transnational Modernisms: Sites and Methodologies  

Saturday, 10:30 ? 12:00 pm 
Room: Cerritos
International Relations Business Meeting    

Some colleagues will speak about potential/actual links to MSA in places outside the U.S.  This meeting is also the place where topics for future meetings can be decided, with your input.  I?ve culled some responses from previous discussions and added some of my own in the list below.  They are intentionally cryptic?I invite your interpretations at the meeting.  

?	Multilingualism
?	International Socialism
?	Global Violence
?	Asymmetries of ethnicities and nation-states
?	Asymmetries of cultures and nation-states
?	Comparative genders and sexualities
?	Itinerants, housekeepers, servants, waiters, and other workers, fieldhands and other laborers 
?	North-South-East-West
?	Anarchism

Friday 8:30-10 a.m. 
Room: Naples
Transnational Cultural Institutions 
Saturday, 1:30 ? 3:00 pm
Room: Centennial Ballroom ? Salon C 
Open Forum on Feminism:  Challenges of the New Geographies of Gender in Modernism  

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