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September 21, 2017
Pankaj Mishra, Essayist / Novelist
September 29, 2017 to September 30, 2017
“The Geopolitical Aesthetic of (Post-)Socialisms” is an interdisciplinary and comparative conference inviting participants to critically assess (post-)socialism as a historical and/or future site that demands further investigation on socialism’s continuous afterlives. Putting in flux the chronological succession of past, present, and future, our usage of post- and late- socialisms draws attention to the geographical and temporal assumptions that mediate, restrict, and expand our collective understanding of the aesthetics and politics of socialism in Russia, China, and beyond
September 29, 2017
September 30, 2017
October 5, 2017
Pratap Bhanu Mehta, President & Chief Executive, Centre for Policy Research Dharma Marg, New Delhi, India
October 6, 2017 to October 7, 2017
An international conference on the intersection of religion and literature in medieval China, focusing on the impact of Buddhism and Daoism on a wide range of elite and popular literary texts and religious practices in the 3rd-11th centuries CE. This conference will also be held in honor of one of the most influential scholars of religious Daoism working today, Professor Stephen Bokenkamp, Regents’ Professor in the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University. Professor Bokenkamp’s scholarship has been groundbreaking for bringing together the many cross-currents of religious, intellectual, and literary traditions that are usually studied separately. Registration will begin in August 2017.
October 19, 2017
Sjoerd van Tuinen, Fung Global Fellow /Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
November 9, 2017
Sunil Agnani, University of Illinois at Chicago
November 30, 2017 to December 2, 2017
This conference and edited volume represent the first international effort dedicated to exploring continental European illuminated manuscripts from the multifaceted, still poorly understood era of the tenth and eleventh centuries. The project demonstrates how the study of manuscripts revises and enriches our knowledge of this elusive historical period.
November 30, 2017
Jan-Werner Müller, Princeton University
December 7, 2017
Lisa Duggan, New York University
February 15, 2018
Daniel Karell, Fung Global Fellow / NYU Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
March 1, 2018
Jürgen Schaflechner, Fung Global Fellow / Universität Heidelberg, Germany
March 15, 2018
Miranda Jakiša, Fung Global Fellow / Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
March 29, 2018
Yunus Sözen, Fung Global Fellow / Özyeğin Üniversitesi, Turkey
April 12, 2018
Olga Panteleeva, Fung Global Fellow / Utrecht University, Netherlands
April 26, 2018
April 27, 2018
May 3, 2018
Rogers Brubaker, UCLA