MLA 2014: ‘Muslim Utopia’ – Panel Description and Abstracts

This panel will take place on 12 January, 2014, 8.30-9.45 am (Mississippi, Sheraton Chicago). This panel has been included in the 2014 Presidential Theme, ‘Vulnerable Times’. Here is the panel description and the panel abstracts: Muslim Utopia  Co-organizers: Mosarrap H. Khan, New York University & Ammar Naji, University of Wisconsin, Madison Today the concept of…

‘Everyday Conversations’ with Prof. Catherine Robson, New York University

This is the second in a series of ‘Everyday Conversations’ conducted by NYU English Dept. Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life. Prof. Catherine Robson, New York University, speaks to Adrian Versteegh, Doctoral Candidate, Dept. of English, NYU, about her new book, Heart Beats: Everyday Life and Memorized Poem (Princeton UP). This interview was conducted in December, 2012.

Reading Sessions: Everyday Life & Boredom

The NYU English Research Group on Everyday Life will hold reading sessions on 24 April, 2013 and 7 May, 2013. The theme of this reading session is ‘Everyday Life and Boredom.’ We will be meeting at 3.00 pm at 13-19 University Place (tentative place), Room #B05.  On 24 April, 2013; 3.00 pm at 13-19 University Place,…

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…

‘Everyday Conversations’ with Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair, IIT, Delhi

This is the first in a series of ‘Everyday Conversations’ conducted by NYU English Dept. Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life. Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, speaks to Mosarrap Khan, Doctoral Candidate, Dept. of English, NYU, about her project on Children’s Emotional Registers in Everyday Indian Life. This interview was conducted…

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                              …