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SAI: Gyanendra Pandey on "History of Prejudice in the US and India"

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Knox Hall, Room 208

Distinguished Lecturer Series

A talk by Gyanendra Pandey

A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste, and Difference in India and the United States

Time:4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location:Room 208, Knox Hall, 606 West 122nd Street, between Broadway and Claremont

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Research in African-American Studies

Introduction by University Professor Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Gyanendra Pandey is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of History and Director, Colonial and Postcolonial Studies Workshop at Emory Univeristy.  He earned his D.Phil. at Oxford University, and was a founding member of the Subaltern Studies collective.  Before moving to Emory, he taught for many years at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata; the University of Delhi; and the Johns Hopkins University.  Pandey has held visiting appointments  at institutions in Australia, India, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK and the US. His monographs include Routine Violence: Nations, Fragments, Histories (2006); The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India (rev. ed. 2006); The Ascendancy of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh: Class, Community and Nation in Northern India, 1920-1940 (rev. ed. 2002); and Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism and History in India (2001).  His most recent publication compares African American and Dalit struggles, A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste and Difference in India and the USA (2013).
For further information regarding this event, please contact Bill Carrick by sending email to wac2112@columbia.edu .
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