Spring 2022

Friday, February 18 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Erin Kelly (Tufts)
“Remembering Winfred Rembert: Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir of the Jim Crow South

Friday, February 25 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Kerri Greenidge (Tufts)
“Black Is: Race, Reconstruction and its Aftermath 1865-1935”

Friday, March 4 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Claire Cooley (Postdoctoral Fellow)
“Sonic Labor: Female Cine-workers and the First Talkies in Cairo and Bombay” 

Tuesday, March 8 | 4:00pm | Zoom
Amitav Ghosh (Award-winning writer)
Coit-Phelps Annual Lecture 

Thursday, March 10 | 3:00pm | Zoom
Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil ( Manipal Academy of Higher Education, India)
“The Gulf in Kerala” 

Friday, March 11 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Greg Carleton (Tufts)
“A War Neverending: How Putin Turns the Past Into the Present” 

Friday, March 18 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Teri Incampo (Dissertation Fellow)
“Curating a Career: A Portrait of Ethel Waters, 1925 – 1939” 

Friday, April 1 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Jessie Little Doe Baird (Co-founder and Director, Wôpanâak Language Reclamation Project  )
“Wôpanâak Language Reclamation; A Journey on a Round Path” 

Tuesday, April 5 | 3:00pm | Zoom
Deepak Unnikrishnan (Writer)
Temporary People: A Conversation with Deepak Unnikrishnan” 

Friday, April 8 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Nathan Wolff (Faculty Fellow, Tufts)
“’It’s People in the Swamp’: Du Bois Against the Democracy of Things” 

Friday, April 15 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Neela Cathelain (Dissertation Fellow)
“Shame in the Flesh: Bildung and Sentimentalism in the Novel” 

Friday, April 15 | 4:00pm | Balch Arena Theatre
Randy Reinholz (Playwright) and Courtney Elkin Mohler (Butler University)
Under a Big Sky: staged reading by Randy Reinholz” 

Tuesday, April 19 | 12:30pm | Zoom
Jokha Alharthi (Writer) in conversation with Mona Kareem (Postdoctoral Fellow)
“The Arabic Novel in the Gulf: Between Documentation and Film” 

Friday, April 22 | 1:30pm | Zoom
Mona Kareem (Postdoctoral Fellow)
“What to the Slave is the Arabic Novel?” 

Monday, April 25 | 5:30pm | Hybrid
Leila H. Farsakh (Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston)
“Rethinking Statehood in Palestine” 

Friday, April 29 | 1:30pm | Zoom
heidi andrea restrepo rhodes (Postdoctoral Fellow)
“In Light of the Future Past: Nation-Building and Settler Colonial Fantasies of a New World Geography”