Global South Studies Group presents “Globalisation or Global Apartheid” Conference & Subaltern Studies 2.0 Roundtable

Humanities Instructional Building (HIB) 135, 10:30AM-5PM, 26th May


Panel I: 10:30AM-11:45AM African Multilingualism as an Asset in World Literature: A Case against Cultural Conformity and Uniformity, Munyao Kilolo Territoriality and Form in Nuruddin Farah’s Maps, Ashwin Bajaj The Despair of ‘Uneven Development’: A Study of Dysphoria in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Fiction, Gayatri Mehra

Panel II: 12:45-2:30 PM Ethnographic Research on School-Girls: A Reading from the Global South, Aakanksha D'Cruz Performing Chinese Manliness: Xianggu and Social Purification, Ssu-yu Chen Language and the Givenness of History, Glaydah Namukasa Conceptualizing Settler-colonialism in East Asia, Zachary Gottesman

Coffee Break: 2:30-3PM

Roundtable: 3-5PM Subaltern Studies 2.0 (2022) by Milinda Banerjee & Jelle Wouters (with contributions from Gayatri Spivak, Marisol Cadena, Thom Van Dooren, and Suraj Yengde) Vinay Lal (History, UCLA) R. Radhakrishnan (English, UCI) Adriana Johnson (Comp Lit, UCI) Richard Pithouse (The Forge, Johannesburg) Facilitated by Gayatri Mehra (PhD candidate, Comp Lit)

Dinner/Reception—5:30PM onwards, RSVP here (encouraged, not required)

We are grateful to our sponsors: Dept. of Anthropology, Dept. of Global and International Studies, Dept. of Comparative Literature, Dept. of History, UCI Critical Theory, UCI Humanities