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Mahmood Mamdani: Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities

Mahmood Mamdani: Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities

“Mamdani [is] one of the most perceptive and savviest analysts of postcolonial African history..." —S. Parvez Manzoor, Muslim World Book Review

May 7 2022 | Online

Who Wrote the Bible and Why on Earth Does It Matter?

Who Wrote the Bible and Why on Earth Does It Matter?

A virtual conversation to explore who wrote the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.

Apr 10 2022 | Zoom

Sarah Iles Johnston on Narrating Reality in the Ancient Greek Magical Papyri

Sarah Iles Johnston on Narrating Reality in the Ancient Greek Magical Papyri

What can the narrative richness of ancient Greek spells tell us about our very being?

Apr 9 2022 | University of Virginia, Gibson Room, Level 1, Cocke Hall & Online

Niki Kasumi Clements on Foucault and Practices of the Self in Late-Antiquity

Niki Kasumi Clements on Foucault and Practices of the Self in Late-Antiquity

Apr 9 2022 | University of Virginia, Gibson Room, Level 1, Cocke Hall & Online

Making Up Selves: The Operating Instructions

Making Up Selves: The Operating Instructions

A symposium to explore how voice, narrative, rituals, and imagination—from antiquity to present-day—are practiced in the ‘making of ourselves.’

Apr 8 2022 - Apr 9 | University of Virginia & Online