2013-2014 Seminars

October 15, 2013: "Aftermath: Memory, Place, and Civil Conflict"
by Aminatta Forna, award-winning author of the novels The Memory of Love and Ancestor Stones, and a memoir The Devil that Danced on the Water
Location: Young Research Library 11348
Time: 4:30 pm
Co-Sponsored by UCLA Center for European and Eurasian Studies
Special thanks to the UCLA Library  

November 19, 2013: "Emerging Markets, Emergent Genres: Spiral Diaspora Time and Heritage Migration to the Globalizing Indian Homeland"
by Melissa Myambo, Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor
Location: Royce 236
Time: 4:30 pm

February 18, 2014: "Creole Identity, Ethnic Essentialism and Superdiversity: Cultural Repertoire and Politics of Belonging in Mauritius"
by Emmanuel Bruno Jean-Francois, Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor
Location: Royce 236
Time: 4:30 pm

April 15, 2014: “'Free Accommodation' and the High Cost of Living and Working Dubai”
by Anne Cong-Huyen, Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor
Location: Royce 236
Time: 4:30 pm

April 29, 2014: Chase Smith
by Chase Smith, Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor
Location: Royce 236
Time: 4:30 pm

May 12, 2014: Alvin Wong
by Alvin Wong, Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor
Location: Royce 236
Time: 4:30 pm