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Early Experiments in Digital Postcolonial Studies

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

ABOUT DEEPIKA BAHRI Deepika Bahri is Professor in the English Department at Emory University. She is the author of Native Intelligence: Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Literature, and Postcolonial Biology: Psyche and Flesh after Empire. She has edited two collections, Between the Lines: South Asians and Postcoloniality, and Realms of Rhetoric: Inquiries into the Prospects of Rhetoric Education. She specializes in postcolonial and world literature, Frankfurt School critical theory, race, culture, postcolonial theory, political aesthetics and philosophical discourses of utopia and the good life. She has secondary interests in human health. She is director of the interdisciplinary program in Global and Postcolonial Studies. Please join us for two presentations by Deepika Bahri, Professor in the English Department, Emory University “Early Experiments in Digital Postcolonial Studies” (DH Working Group Meetup) Tuesday, March 26, 12 noon in Dauer 219 “Postcolonial Biology” Tuesday, March 26, 3:00 pm in Dauer 219 These events are open to the public Sponsored by the Department of English and the George A. Smathers Libraries

This brief talk will revisit the creation of the postcolonial studies @ Emory web site in 1996 as an example of early postcolonial digital praxis, its evolution in today’s information rich digital environment,  and speculations about the future of postcolonial digital humanities.

(https://scholarblogs.emory.edu/postcolonialstudies/about-this-site/)

Refreshments will be served.

This event is open to the public and is sponsored by the Department of English and the George A. Smathers Libraries.

Speaker Bio:

Deepika Bahri is Professor in the English department at Emory University. She is the author of Native Intelligence: Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Literature, and Postcolonial Biology: Psyche and Flesh after Empire. She has edited two collections, Between the Lines: South Asians and Postcoloniality, and Realms of Rhetoric: Inquiries into the Prospects of Rhetoric Education. She specializes in postcolonial and world literature, Frankfurt School critical theory, race, culture, postcolonial theory, political aesthetics and philosophical discourses of utopia and the good life. She has secondary interests in human health. She is director of the interdisciplinary program in Global and Postcolonial Studies.

Details

Date:
March 26
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Venue

Dauer Hall 219

Organizer

The Postcolonial Area Group, English Department