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11/17/2011

Perspectives on Global Diasporas: A Multinational Conversation

Thursday, November 17th @ 7:30 PM in Raytheon Amphitheater

The Jewish Studies Program is pleased to host an exciting panel discussion on “Perspectives on Global Diasporas: A Multinational Conversation.” The distinguished panel of speakers includes:

Khachig Tölölyan, Professor of English at Wesleyan University and editor of Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, who will provide an overview and discuss the Armenian diaspora;

Kim Butler, a historian and Associate Professor of Africana Studies, who will speak on the African diaspora, with a focus on Brazil, Latin American, and the Caribbean;

William Safran, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at University of Colorado-Boulder and former editor-in-chief of the journal Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, who will discuss the Jewish diaspora; and

Lok Siu, Associate Professor of Anthropology at University of Texas-Austin, who will speak on the Chinese diaspora, with a focus on Panama.

The event is free and open to the public.

Parking is available at the Renaissance Park Garage. Click here for maps and directions to campus.

Co-sponsored by the Northeastern University Asian Studies Program, International Affairs Program, Philosophy and Religion Department, African Studies Department, Humanities Center, and College of Social Sciences and Humanities.

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