American Studies
American Studies

Ann Stoler: 'The Rot Remains': On Imperial Debris and Colonial Aphasias

Keynote Lecture, Graduate Student Conference

Thu, October 7, 2010 | GEA 105

7:00 PM

Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Ann Stoler, Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at The New School for Social Research.  In her keynote address, Dr. Stoler will discuss her work on the debris of empire, the political life of archival documents, and the personal and political refusal to engage colonial history through what she calls colonial aphasia.

A keynote reception will follow. Details will be provided at the address.

Free and open to the public

This event would not be possible without generous donations from numerous centers, departments, and colleges throughout the university. This year's sponsors include:

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Department of American Studies
The Américo Paredes Center for Cultural Studies
The Harry Ransom Center
The Department of English
The Humanities Institute
The Department of Geography and the Environment
The John L. Warfield Center for African and African-American Studies
The South Asia Institute
The Center for European Studies
The Institute for Historical Studies
The Center for Women's and Gender Studies
The Department of History

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