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"Intimacies and Disaffection: A Conversation about Antiracism, Politics, and Affect"

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"Intimacies and Disaffection: A Conversation about Antiracism, Politics, and Affect"

College of Arts and Humanities | English Thursday, April 1, 2021 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

Dr. Christine “Xine” Yao (University College London) in conversation with Professor Lisa Lowe (Yale University).

Q&A moderated by Sangeeta Ray.

For more information contact: Tita Chico (tchico@umd.edu).
Co-sponsored by the University Libraries, Local Americanists Events Series, the Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion, the Graduate School, and the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Events Series.

Suggested Reading

Christine “Xine” Yao, “Black-Asian Counterintimacies: Reading Sui Sin Far in Jamaica.” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 6.1 (2018): 197-202.

Bios

Christine “Xine” Yao is Lecturer in American Literature to 1900 at University College London. Her book, Disaffected: The Cultural Politics of Unfeeling in Nineteenth-Century America, is forthcoming from Duke University Press. Xine is the co-host of PhDivas Podcast and a BBC Radio 3/AHRC New Generation Thinker.

Lisa Lowe is Samuel Knight Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale University. She is the author of books and essays on race, colonialism, migration, and globalization, including the most recent, The Intimacies of Four Continents (Duke UP, 2015).

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Add to Calendar 04/01/21 12:00 PM 04/01/21 1:00 PM America/New_York "Intimacies and Disaffection: A Conversation about Antiracism, Politics, and Affect"

Dr. Christine “Xine” Yao (University College London) in conversation with Professor Lisa Lowe (Yale University).

Q&A moderated by Sangeeta Ray.

For more information contact: Tita Chico (tchico@umd.edu).
Co-sponsored by the University Libraries, Local Americanists Events Series, the Office of Graduate Diversity and Inclusion, the Graduate School, and the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Events Series.

Suggested Reading

Christine “Xine” Yao, “Black-Asian Counterintimacies: Reading Sui Sin Far in Jamaica.” J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists 6.1 (2018): 197-202.

Bios

Christine “Xine” Yao is Lecturer in American Literature to 1900 at University College London. Her book, Disaffected: The Cultural Politics of Unfeeling in Nineteenth-Century America, is forthcoming from Duke University Press. Xine is the co-host of PhDivas Podcast and a BBC Radio 3/AHRC New Generation Thinker.

Lisa Lowe is Samuel Knight Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Race, and Migration at Yale University. She is the author of books and essays on race, colonialism, migration, and globalization, including the most recent, The Intimacies of Four Continents (Duke UP, 2015).

Follow the Conversation @UMDEnglish

#antiracismUMD
#CLCS_UMD

Learn more about the Antiracism Series

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Cost

Free