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,…

‘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…

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…

Bibliography on Everyday Life

[This a partial bibliography on the theories of Everyday Life. Mosarrap H. Khan started compiling the list. Dr. Bryony Randall (bryony.randall@glasgow.ac.uk), Lecturer, English Literature, University of Glasgow, Scotland, added a substantial number of books and articles to the list. If you know of any other books and articles – old or newly published – do…

Blog Piece: Aesthetics of the Ordinary in Ranciere’s The Nights of Labor: The Workers’ Dream in Nineteenth-Century France (1989)

By Mosarrap H. Khan Jacques Ranciere’s The Nights of Labor: The Workers’ Dream in Nineteenth Century France (1989) is a compelling study of labor history in 19th century France. The book is an exploration of the aesthetic aspirations of the working-class in France around the time of July Revolution, 1830. Ranciere deviates from the prevalent…

‘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.