[Msa-discuss] Nirvana Tanoukhi at the Modernism Seminar, Harvard Humanities Center, 31 March at 4:00

John Paul Riquelme jpriquel at bu.edu
Thu Mar 25 17:16:36 EDT 2010


Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Modernism Seminar of the Humanities Center at Harvard  =

on Wednesday, March 31, at 4:00 p.m. to hear Nirvana Tanoukhi speaking  =

on:
=93A Matter of Setting: Fate and Geography
in
Coetzee's Disgrace=94
The talk will take place in Emerson Hall 108 (across Quincy St. from  =

the Carpenter Center, down the block from the Humanities Center).
Nirvana Tanoukhi is currently Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harvard  =

Humanities Center and will be, starting fall 2010, New Faculty Fellow  =

in the Harvard Comparative Literature Department. Her publications  =

include articles in New Literary History and Research in African  =

Literatures, and Immanuel Wallerstein and The Problem of the World:  =

System, Scale, Culture (co-edited with Bruce Robbins and David Palumbo- =

Liu), in press at Duke UP.  She is preparing for publication The Scale  =

of World Literature: Strategies of Contextualization in the  =

Postcolonial Novel and Beyond and a literary translation from Arabic,  =

a novel by Rachid al-Daif from Lebanon.
There is free parking near the HHC at the Broadway Garage, on Felton  =

between Broadway and Cambridge Street.  Just tell the attendant that  =

you're participating in an event at the HHC, and pray for a friendly  =

response.  Normally the attendant is quite accommodating, even if we  =

are somehow not on the good list.

We hope you'll be able to attend the session, which, as always,  =

includes discussion after the presentation.

Looking forward:  On Thursday, 15 April, at 6:00 p.m., Sarah Cole of  =

Columbia University will speak on "Cyclical Violence: the Irish  =

Uprising and the Limits of Enchantment" (provisional title).  Details  =

about the Center, including a calendar of events, are available at: http://=
www.fas.harvard.edu/~humcentr/ =

.

Best wishes,

Peter Nohrnberg, Harvard University, nohrnber at fas.harvard.edu

John Paul Riquelme, Boston University, jpriquel at bu.edu, http://people.bu.ed=
u/jpriquel/

Co-Chairs, Modernism Seminar
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