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.

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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…

Public Lecture: Prof. Susan Ossman, April 8, 2013

Originally posted on NYU English Department Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life:
NYU Dept. of Media, Culture, and Communication; NYU Steinhardt Global; NYU Tisch Performance Studies; & NYU English Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life  Present: Public Lecture “When Borders Become Life Chapters:  Everyday Worlds after Context” Speaker: Prof. Susan Ossman, Dept. of Anthropology, University of…

Public Lecture: Prof. Susan Ossman, April 8, 2013

NYU Dept. of Media, Culture, and Communication; NYU Steinhardt Global; NYU Tisch Performance Studies; & NYU English Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life  Present: Public Lecture “When Borders Become Life Chapters:  Everyday Worlds after Context” Speaker: Prof. Susan Ossman, Dept. of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside Date: 8 April, 2013 Time: 5.30-7.00 PM Venue:  5th floor Conference…

Special MLA 2014 Session: Muslim Utopia

Seeking abstracts that explore Muslim fiction writers’ overt as well as covert engagement with the notion of ‘utopia’, both theological and material. Send in 250-word abstract with bio by 15 March 2012. Send abstracts to: Mosarrap Khan (mhkhan@nyu.edu) [Detailed Proposal                              …

Abstracts for MLA Panel: “Negotiating Sacred and Secular in Muslim Everyday Life”

Here are the abstracts for the MLA panel, “Negotiating Sacred and Secular in Muslim Everyday Life,” 5 January, 2013, 3.30 – 4.45 pm, Jefferson Room, Sheraton Hotel, Boston. The panel will be co-presided by Hanan Elsayed, Occidental College & Mosarrap Hossain Khan, New York University. Abstracts in order of presentation: Presenter 1: Mosarrap Khan (New York University)…