“The Tempest, Europe, & Maritime Modernity”—Ania Loomba

May 21, 2012
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

Alumni Lounge
Gerlinger Hall
1468 University St.

A free public lecture by Professor Ania Loomba, University of Pennsylvania. Professor Loomba researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture. She holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English Department and is the author of Colonialism/ Postcolonialism and Shakespeare, Race, and Colonialism. She coedited Postcolonial Studies and Beyond; Race in Early Modern England: A Documentary Companion, and South Asian Feminisms. She is series editor (with David Johnson) of Postcolonial Literary Studies.

She received her B.A. (Hons.), M. A., and M. Phil. degrees from the University of Delhi, India, and her Ph. D. from the University of Sussex, UK.

Sponsored by the University of Oregon Center for the Study of Women in Society, Women of Color Project, Departments of English and Comparative Literature, and the Oregon Humanities Center.