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Aijaz Ahmad in conversation with Hamid Dabashi

  • 509 Knox Hall, Columbia University (map)

Aijaz Ahmad is a globally celebrated literary and political theorist. He has taught in universities in the U.S., India and Canada. His work appears in a range of journals such as Socialist Register, New Left Review, Race & Class, and Social Scientist.

His books in English include: Ghazals of Ghalib (1971), In Theory: Classes, Nations, Literatures (1992), Lineages of The Present (1996), Globalization and Culture: Offensives of the Far Right (2004), and Afghanistan, Iraq, and The Imperialism of Our Time (2004).

The event is free and open to the public

Sponsored by Department of Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS), the Middle East Institute, the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society Institute for Religion, the Culture, and Public Life, and the South Asia Institute.