INTERACT LECTURE SERIES: TRANSNATIONAL TURNING POINTS
A lecture series by the 2014 INTERACT Teaching Collaborative, composed of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, the Committee on Global Thought, and the Harriman Institute.
February 14 Unsettlement and Decolonization: New Directions. Phanuel Antwi, St. Mary’s University; Hadeel Assali, Columbia University; Kevin Bruyneel, Babson College; Jodi A. Byrd, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Bruno Cornellier, University of Winnipeg; Melissa Forbis, Stony Brook University; Stephen Paul Jackson, artist; Jarrett Martineau, music producer and theorist; Shiri Pasternak, Columbia University; Elizabeth Povinelli, Columbia University; Mezna Qato, Columbia University; Mark Rifkin, University of North Carolina, Greensboro; Audra Simpson, Columbia University; Dale Turner, Dartmouth College.
February 19 East Asian Miracle at Risk: Is a Social Crisis Brewing? Qin Gao, Associate Professor of Social Service, Fordham University; Yoonkyung Lee, Associate Professor of Sociology, Binghamton University; Arvid Lukauskas, Executive Director, Picker Center for Executive Education, Program in Economic Policy Management, Columbia University; Yumi Shimabukuro, Associate Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; moderator: Isabela Mares, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University. Cosponsored by the Program in Economic Policy Management and the APEC Study Center.
April 18 Islamic Urbanism? Space, Consumption, and Development in Istanbul and Jakarta. Asu Aksoy, Associate Professor of Communication, Istanbul Bilgi University; Karen Barkey, Professor of Sociology and History, Columbia University; Ayşe Çavdar, Fellow, Global Prayers; Adrian Favell; Professor of Sociology, Sciences Po, Paris: Carla Jones; Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Colorado, Boulder; Sarah Moser, Assistant Professor of Geography, McGill University; Saskia Schäfer, INTERACT Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Southeast Asian Studies, Weatherhead East Asian Institute; Hew Wai-Weng, Research Fellow, Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin. Cosponsored by the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life.
April 25 Documenting Queer Histories in China and the West: A Film Screening and Discussion. Cui Zi’en, filmmaker; Barbara Hammer, filmmaker; moderator: Shi-Yan Chao, INTERACT Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Cosponsored by the Columbia University School of the Arts Master’s in Film Studies Program.