Friday, October 12, 2012

Ania Loomba/Comparative Drama Distinguished Lecture/Nov. 1

The English Department Scholarly Speakers Series presents

the Comparative Drama Distinguished Lecture

Ania Loomba
University of Pennsylvania

"The Tempest and the Histories of Globalization"

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Brown 2028

A reception will follow

Prof. Loomba is Catherine Bryson Professor of English at the university and is also faculty in Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies, Women's Studies, and Asian-American Studies. Her writings include Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama (Manchester University Press, 1989; Oxford University Press, 1992); Colonialism/ Postcolonialism (Routledge, 1998; second edition, 2005; with Italian, Turkish, Japanese, Swedish and Indonesian editions) and Shakespeare, Race, and Colonialism (Oxford University Press, 2002). She has co-edited Post-colonial Shakespeares (Routledge, 1998); Postcolonial Studies and Beyond (Duke University Press, 2005), Race in Early Modern England: A Documentary Companion (Palgrave, 2007). She is series editor (with David Johnson of the Open University, UK) of Postcolonial Literary Studies (Edinburgh University Press). Her latest publication is a critical edition of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra (Norton, 2011) and a co-edited collection of essays Feminisms in South Asia: Contemporary Interventions is forthcoming from Duke University Press.

For more information, please contact Prof. Eve Salisbury:

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