Everyday Objects: Natasha Raheja’s ‘Cast in India’ (2014)

By Mosarrap H. Khan Perhaps, it’s not proper to introduce a film – Natasha Raheja’s Cast in India – with an extended quote. Perhaps, it’s not completely out of place if a particular moment in one continent resonates strongly with another moment in another continent. In Fernando Pessoa’s quasi-autobiographical The Book of Disquiet (1998), the insomniac bookkeeper,…

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Reading Group Meetings for Academic Year 2014-15

This academic year (2014-15), NYU English Department Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life will be conducting reading and discussion sessions in association with NYU Space Group. Please find the details of the readings and schedule of meetings here: 1. Reading selections from Henri Lefebvre’s The Production of Space Time: Thursday, November 20, 2014, 5.00 pm…