Bryony Randall’s recent foray into the everydayness of the one-day novels

Randall’s essay is an important intervention in the burgeoning field of everyday studies because of its particular focus on the temporal frame of a single day that reveals the limitations of theorizing the everyday by focusing on the single day and yet unearths how the single day paradoxically anticipates larger events and the repetitive nature of the everyday.

MLA 2015 Panel: Muslim Women’s Memoir and Everyday Life

Panel Organizers: Mosarrap H. Khan & Dr. Melanie Heydari-Malayeri Presiding: Prof. Susan Stanford Friedman, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. Panelists: Mosarrap Hossain Khan, Doctoral Candidate, English Literature, New York University, USA. Kimberly Wedeven Segall, Associate Professor of English, Seattle Pacific University, USA. Adam Yaghi, Doctoral Candidate, English, University of Victoria, Canada. Time & Venue: Saturday,…

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…

Public Lecture: Queer Asian Cityscapes: Singapore and Bangkok (2 April, 2014)

Public Lecture: 2 April, 2013 NYU Dept. of Media, Culture, and Communication. Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU & NYU English Dept. Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life present: Public Lecture: Queer Asian Cityscapes: Singapore and Bangkok In this book launch Audrey Yue and Peter Jackson will speak to the theoretical projects in Asian Queer Studies that underpin…

‘Everyday Conversations’ with Prof. Ritty Lukose, Gallatin, New York University

This is the fourth in a series of ‘Everyday Conversations’ conducted by NYU English Dept. Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life. Prof. Ritty Lukose, Gallatin, New York University, speaks to Mary Ann Chacko, Doctoral Student, Teachers College, Columbia University, about approaches to everyday life and her book, Liberalization’s Children: Gender, Youth and Consumer Citizenship in…

Reading Sessions: Women & Everyday Life

Reading Schedule for Spring 2014: The NYU English Research Group on Everyday Life will hold three Reading Sessions in the Spring 2014 term. The theme of this reading session is ‘Women & Everyday Life’. Place: 244 Greene Street (NYU English Dept.); Room: 805 Time: 5.00-6.30 PM  (Room #805; NYU English Dept., 244 Greene Street, NYC) Meeting Dates March 27 (Thursday) Selections…

‘Everyday Conversations’ with Prof. Susan Ossman, University of California, Riverside

This is the third in a series of ‘Everyday Conversations’ conducted by NYU English Dept. Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life. Prof. Susan Ossman, University of California, Riverside, speaks to Dr. Radha Hegde, Associate Professor, Dept. of Media, Culture, and Communication, Steinhardt, NYU, about approaches to everyday life and her newly published book,  Moving Matters:…

Blog Piece: An Interview with Dr. Neha Vora on Impossible Citizens: Dubai’s Indian Diaspora (2013)

By E P Mohammed Swalih E P Mohammed Swalih speaks to Dr. Neha Vora on her new book,  Impossible Citizens: Dubai’s Indian Diaspora(2013), published by Duke University Press. Neha Vora is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, US.  Mohammed Swalih: Thank you Neha for agreeing to our request for this interview. And congratulations to…