The time is near for our October meeting, which will take place on Friday, October 24th in CLA 3.106 from 3-5pm. We will have a guest speaker: Kareem Khubchandani, who is the Embrey Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow for UT’s Women’s and Gender Studies Department. You can see his profile here.
Our final meeting of the semester will be on Friday, December 5th in CLA 3.106 from 3-5pm. We have made a change of plans for this meeting; instead of a paper workshop, we will follow up November 21st’s event with a discussion of the discourse(s) surrounding Alice Goffman’s book, On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City, and the politics of publishing in sociology.
To facilitate our discussion, we will be reading several texts, including:
Please come prepared with comments and questions so that we can have an engaging conversation. Let either Kathy, Anima, or Shantel know if you need to be sent a copy of the readings!
Kareem will be discussing his essay, “Terrifying performances: post-9/11 misrecognition in Bollywood’s diaspora”; if you are interested in coming to the meeting and are not on the R&E listserv, please contact one of the organizers – Shantel, Anima, or Kathy – and they will forward along the paper.
We look forward to an engaging conversation!