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Department Colloquium: Shiben Banerji (School of the Art Institute of Chicago)  Add To Calendar

  • Date(s): Friday, 3/11 3:00 PM to Friday, 3/11 5:00 PM
Department Colloquium: Shiben Banerji (School of the Art Institute of Chicago). "Occult Modernism: Episodes in Translation from Bombay and Chicago"

Reading occultism as a medium that translates and inscribes worlds, this talk opens a genealogy of contemporary global urbanism via early 20th century efforts at defining the city as an alternative to both empire and the nation-state.
 
Room 2028, University Hall, 601 S. Morgan Street (Halsted/UIC Blue Line CTA stop, building near the corner of Harrison St & Morgan St)