The Department of English Presents "Development and Underdevelopment in the Global South: Histories, Forms, Alternatives" on April 5th, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin M549)

9:30-10:00   Light breakfast refreshments

10:00-11:00     Duncan Yoon, Assistant Professor, Gallatin School, New York University:  “Africa, China, and the Global South Novel: In Koli Jean Bofane’s Congo, Inc.” Respondent: Robert Wyrod, Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies

11:00-12:00     Melanie Yazzie, Assistant Professor of Native American and American Studies, University of New Mexico: "The Anti-Development Alternative: Resource Extraction and Resistance in the Navajo Nation” Respondent: Clint Carroll, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies

12:00-2:00     Catered lunch (Please RSVP to RSVP by March 15th

2:00-3:00     Brian Larkin, Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College: “The Political Aesthetics of Infrastructures” Respondent: Janice Ho, Associate Professor of English

3:00-4:00     María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University: “What is the Decolonial? Who Speaks for the Dispossessed? Roma and the Settler Colonial Paradigm.” Respondent: John-Michael Rivera, Associate Professor of English

4:00-5:00     Joseph Slaughter, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University: "Running out of (Narrative) Options: Conquering the Right to Development”Respondent: Nan Goodman, Professor of English

Sponsored by the Departments of English, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, History, Women and Gender Studies, the Center of Native American and Indigenous Studies, and the Center of Western Civilization.

The Center for Western Civilization, Thought and Policy funds research and educational initiatives that contribute to critical reflection on the development of Western civilization. All CU Boulder faculty and students are eligible to apply. If you are interested in applying for a CWCTP faculty grant, deadlines are rolling throughout the year.