Resistance Literature Thirty Years Later… Now

Thursday, October 12, 2017  2:00pm - 6:30pm Jerome Greene Hall (Law School), Jerome Greene Annex

A symposium at the Heyman Center at Columbia University, to commemorate three decades since the publication of Barbara Harlow's Resistance Literature --and to mark the passing of Barbara as a teacher, mentor, interlocutor, and comrade.

 

2:00-4:00 Panel I: Resistance Literature Thirty Year Later

Chair: Jennifer Wenzel, Columbia University

Michael Rubenstein, Stony Brook University

Johnny Lorenz, Montclair State University 

Marnia Lazreg, Hunter College and The Grad Center, CUNY

Bret Benjamin, University at Albany 

Yvette Christiansë, Barnard College 

 

4:30-6:30 Panel II: Resistance Literature Now

Chair: Joseph Slaughter, Columbia University

Neville Hoad, University of Texas at Austin 

Fran Buntman, George Washington University 

Vasuki Nesiah, New York University

Eve Dunbar, Vassar College 

Peter Hitchcock, The Grad Center, CUNY

Isabel Hofmeyr, University of the Witwatersrand/New York University 

Participants

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    Marnia Lazreg

    Professor of Sociology

    Hunter College

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    Michael Rubenstein

    Associate Professor of English

    Stony Brook University

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    Bret Benjamin

    Associate Professor in the Department of English and Department of Globalization Studies

    University at Albany; SUNY

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    Fran Buntman

    Assistant Professor of Sociology

    George Washington University

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    Eve Dunbar

    Associate Professor of English

    Vassar College

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    Peter Hitchcock

    Professor of English

    Baruch College; CUNY

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    Neville Hoad

    Associate Professor of English

    The University of Texas at Austin

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    Isabel Hofmeyr

    Professor of African Literature

    University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

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    Yvette Christiansë

    Professor of English and Africana Studies

    Barnard College

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    Johnny Lorenz

    Associate Professor of English

    Montclair State University

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