THE COMMITTEE ON GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE & THE CENTER FOR HUMANITIES
Archive-Building and the Problem of Violence
Tuesday, October 18th, 2:00 pm
Segal Theatre | CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016
Join Deborah A. Thomas (Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania) as she discusses the process of archive-building in relation to epistemological violence and the effects on this project for Caribbean Studies.
Thomas is the author of Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica, Modern Blackness: Nationalism, Globalization, and The Politics of Culture in Jamaica, and is co-editor of Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production of Blackness (with Kamari Clarke).
Jennifer L. Morgan (Department of History and Social Cultural Analysis, NYU) will serve as a discussant.
Reading and Registration Required.
Professor Thomas’ essay is available on the seminar website: http://www.centerforthehumanities.org/content/caribbean-epistemologies
Deborah Thomas: Archive-Building and the Problem of Violence
Date: October 18, 2011
Time: 12:00 am