Endeavors: “The Intimacies of Four Continents”

Lisa Lowe
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 11:45am to 1:15pm
African American Studies Department See map
81 Wall St Room 201

Lisa Lowe is Professor of English and American Studies at Tufts University, and in the consortium of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora. She is the author of Critical Terrains: French and British Orientalisms (Cornell UP, 1991), Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (Duke UP, 1996), and The Intimacies of Four Continents (Duke UP, 2015), and coeditor of The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital (Duke UP, 1997). Her work on colonialism, immigration, and globalization has received support from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and Mellon Foundations, and she has been a Distinguished Visitor at the University of London and the University of Toronto. In 2016-17, she will lead a Mellon Sawyer Seminar on comparative global humanities.