Seminars and Events Archive
BARNARD AFRICANA STUDIES
and STUDIO @columbia
are pleased to invite you to a reading and discussion with
on the occasion of the publication of his twelfth novel,
HIDING IN PLAIN SITE
(Riverhead Books, 2014)
Born in Somalia, Nuruddin Farah is the author of several acclaimed novels and volumes of criticism, which have been translated into more than twenty languages. He is the recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the South African Lifetime Literary Achievement Award.
"The Currency of Failure: Money and Middle-Class Critique in Post-Crisis Buenos Aires"
Valentina Pellegrino, visiting scholar in our department, who conducted an exciting ethnographic research on the Colombian government’s approach to the Indian affairs will give a talk entitled
“The Recognition of Difference is not a Blank Check.”
Repondent: Professor Michael Taussig
“The Politics of Gender in the Flat-Pack 'Peace': GBV (Gender Based Violence) Programming as Global Governmentality in occupied Palestine"
“Legislating Dissent: Race, Republicanism and the Public Sphere in Post-Independence Nicaragua”
“A Long Strange Trip: Latin America’s Global Drugs”
“In the Church and at Home - Approaches to Saints in Early Latin America”
Talk Title: “Thingy” Words: Anthropology and the Dilemma of Recognition’s Cunning