10 Nov, 2012

NYU English Dept. Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life Organizational Meeting:

Date: 15 Nov, 2012

Time: 5.15 – 7.15 pm

Venue: NYU English Dept Lobby (5th Floor, 19 UP)  

This academic year we plan on producing audio-visual content on the theoretical approaches to Everyday Life. The videos can be in the form of a conversation with researchers who are working in this area in various disciplines (Literature, Anthropology, Sociology, Film Studies etc). The content will be archived on the NYU English Dept. Digital Commons Website as we as on the Everyday Research Group website ( If you know of any faculty member or graduate student working in this area in the western as well as non-western context and who is willing to talk about her/his research, you are most welcome to be a part of our group either as an interlocutor or as a resource person. In any case, please join us for the meeting to share your ideas.


18 Feb, 2012: 

[Will be held at Great Room, NYU, 19 University Place, NYC, NY – 10003.]

3 May, 2012; 6.30 – 8.00 pm: Public Lecture (Dr. Tabassum “Ruhi” Khan, Dept. of Media & Cultural Studies, University of California, Riverside)

One-day Conference:

Brian Droitcour and Mary Ann Chacko will be working on developing a Call for Paper for a one-day conference on “Everyday Life” in Fall 2012.


13 Dec, 2011

We will start our reading sessions in Spring 2012. I am hoping to schedule our first meeting in the first week of February, 2012. I will keep you posted about the plan of events for the Spring Term.

I have started a facebook page. I invite you to start posting comments and links to events etc. Do like this page on FB!
I have also started a blog. Could you please send in a brief bio (3-4 lines) to me? I wanted to put up member bios on the blog. Members can starting posting on the blog as well. For the time being, you can send them to me and I will put them up on the blog.
Waiting to hear from you. Look forward to meeting you in Spring, 2012. Have a great vacation!! And don’t forget to send in your brief bio.

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