CLST Annual Distinguished Lectures: Modernity and Its Others in CL 502

April 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

CLST invites all faculty and students to its signature event of the year: a lecture series featuring distinguished speakers which runs in conjunction with the CLST Common Seminar and which shares this year's theme of "Modernity and Its Others."  The Common Seminar Instructor Professor Mohammed Bamyeh (Sociology), has brought to together an exciting program of three speakers representing departments of history, anthropology, and AfroAmerican and Africana studies.  Professor Bamyeh will host the three lectures, all of which will take place in 501 Cathedral of Learning:

April 19, 12:00-1:30 PM: Michelle MoydAssociate Professor of History, Indiana University, "Global South Modernities in World War I."

April 20, 12:00-1:30 PM: Kamran Asdar AliAssociate Professor of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin, "On Female Friendships: Saheli and Sexual Politics in 1960s Pakistani Cinema."

April 20, 5:00-5:30 PM: Event reception: food and nonalcoholic beverages.

April 20, 5:30-7:00 PMAngela DillardEarl Lewis Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican & African Studies, "Civil Rights Conservatism in an Anxious Age."