Tuesday evening, 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
September 29, 2009
Chafee Auditorium URI Kingston Campus
Indian Modernity: Once Colonial, Now Global Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago.
The topic is Indian Modernity: Once Colonial, Now Global. Talk by Dr. Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor at University of Chicago. Books by Dr. Chakrabarty include "From Colonial to Post Colonial: India and Pakistan in Transition"; Habitations of Modernity: Essays in the Wake of Subaltern Studies (University Of Chicago Press, 2002), Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (Princeton University Press, 2000) and Rethinking Working-Class History: Bengal, 1890-1940 (Princeton University Press, 1989).This event is also the featured keynote lecture of the 2009 University of Rhode Island (URI) Diversity Week. Free and open to the public.