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

Time: 4:00pm

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.

Richa Nagar, Professor of the College Russell M. and Elizabeth M. Bennett Chair in Excellence Beverly and Richard Fink Professor in Liberal Arts

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.