Inter-departmental Seminar: Global Humanities

Date: April 24, 2015
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: FHI Garage - C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

Program Schedule 






Panel 1 

The Humanities after Humanism

Faisal Devji, University Reader in Modern South Asian History, Oxford University

Respondents: Sumathi Ramaswamy, Professor of History, Duke University & Beth Holmgren, Professor and Chair of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, Duke University






Panel 2

Islamicate Cosmopolitan – A Past without a Future, or a Future Still Unfolding

Bruce Lawrence, Nancy and Jeffrey Marcus Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, Duke University

Re-thinking World Spaces: The New Relevance of Eurasia

Mark Bassin, Professor of Historical and Contemporary Studies, Södertörn University

Respondent: Engseng Ho, Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History, Duke University



– Break –



Imagining Socialism in the Soviet Century 

Anna Krylova, Associate Professor of History, Duke University

Extreme Science: Towards Global Slavic Humanities

Mark Lipovetsky, Professor of Russian Literature, University of Colorado-Boulder

Respondent: Leo Ching, Associate Professor of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University