Thursday, September 24, 2015
4:30pm – 6:30pm
Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer St. Providence, RI 02906
Ann Stoler, Willy Brandt Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and History, The New School
Colonial cultures; critical race theory; gender studies; political economy; historical methodologies; Southeast Asia. Professor Stoler is the Founding Director of the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI)
She is known in the field of colonial studies for her writings about the treatment of race in the works of French philosopher Michel Foucault. Stoler has worked on issues of colonial governance, racial epistemologies, and the sexual politics of empire. Her regional focus has been Southeast Asia. She was a visiting distinguished professor at the École des HautesÉtudes and at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris and is recipient of Fulbright, Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Science Foundation and Social Science Research Council fellowships.
Lecture is co-sponsored by Middle East Studies.