March 19, 2018: Works-in-Progress Series #2

Our Works-in-Progress Series features scholars presenting their new and evolving research projects involving this year’s theme WALLS, MIGRATION, CONFINEMENT AND THE PROBLEM OF MOBILITY. A discussion and Q&A will follow the talks.

Join us for our second works-in-progress series, featuring the following scholars:

Yalda Hamidi (Stony Brook University, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, PhD Candidate) “Iranian Patriotic Womanhood Confined: Paying the Price of Literary Home Making”
Dr. Tim August (Stony Brook University, Cultural and Comparative Literature)“The Best of Both Worlds: Countering Refugee Exceptionalism and Perpetual Forgetting”
Dr. Giuseppe Gazzola (Stony Brook University, European Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) “Not a Matter of Race, Rather a Matter of Culture: Italians in India, 1871-1914”