[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
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 =
=93A Matter of Setting: Fate and Geography
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://=
Peter Nohrnberg, Harvard University, nohrnber at fas.harvard.edu
John Paul Riquelme, Boston University, jpriquel at bu.edu, http://people.bu.ed=
Co-Chairs, Modernism Seminar
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