Modernist Studies Association Conference, 2013: Everydayness & the Event

Important Dates: Seminar Proposals: February 15, 2013 Panel, Roundtable, and Poster/Exhibition Proposals: March 15, 2013 Access Requests: July 1, 2013 Important information concerning Special Collections @ Sussex Conference overview Modernism radically breaks from the ordinary and the received, staking its claims on making it new. But how might modernism also engage with the ordinary, the quotidian,…

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)…

Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair Lecture at NYU

On 12 December, 2012, Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair delivered a lecture at New York University. Dr. Toral Gajarawala, English, New York University, responded to the lecture. Here is the recording of the talk: Photos of Lecture Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair  Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair  Prof. Rukmini Bhaya…

Public Lecture – Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair: 12 Dec, 2012

Organized by: NYU Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life Co-sponsored by: Postcolonial Colloquium, Dept. of English, NYU; SouthAsia@NYU. Speaker: Prof. Rukmini Bhaya Nair, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. (Prof. rukmini-nair-cv) Title: “In Search of Darwin’s Orient: A Cross-cultural Perspective on Emotional Registers in Everyday Indian Life, Literature, and the Arts”…

NYU Research Group on Everyday Life Organizational Meeting

New York University (NYU) English Dept. Research Group on Transnational Everyday Life Organizational Meeting: Date: 15 Nov, 2012 Time: 5.15 – 6.15 pm Venue: NYU English Dept Lobby (5th Floor, 19 UP)   This academic year we plan on producing short (10-15 minutes) audio-visual content on the theoretical approaches to Everyday Life. The videos can…

Henri Lefebvre Interview with Kristin Ross (1983)

In this 1983 interview with Kristin Ross, Henri Lefebvre speaks of his famous fall out with the Situationists: “But there’s a point I want to go back to — the question of plagiarism. That bothered me quite a bit. Not a lot, just a little bit. We worked together day and night at Navarrenx, we went to…