The Distinguished Visiting Scholars program brings to Washington University underrepresented minorities who have distinguished themselves as leaders and innovators in the academy, in business or in fields of endeavor. These are the Upcoming 2019-2020 Visiting Scholars.
Professor Richa Nagar
Visit: September 9 – 11, 2019
Public Lecture: “Journeying Together for Justice: Situated Solidarities, Radical Vulnerability, Hungry Translations”
Date: September 11, 2019
Location: Women’s Building Formal Lounge
Sponsors: the Departments of Women,Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Anthropology; Performing Arts and Political Science, and the International and Area Studies Program.
Bio: Richa Nagar specializes in the politics of development, feminisms, praxis, and people’s movements, Intersectionality, translations, and people’s theater and the Blending/ interrupting genres and languages in antidisciplinary research at The University of Minnesota. Her most recent book “Hungry Translations: Relearning the World with Radical Vulnerability” discusses many of the same ideas including the ongoing work of building embodied alliances in predominant hierarchies.