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Dr. David Chu Distinguished Visitor Seminar with Professor L. Vicente Rafael

Dr. David Chu Distinguished Visitor Seminar with Professor L. Vicente Rafael
1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N, North House
Time: Oct 12th, 10:00 am End: Oct 12th, 12:00 pm
Interest Categories: South Asian, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), East Asian Studies (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, 2000-

The Munk School presents

Dr. David Chu Distinguished Visitor Seminar with Professor L. Vicente Rafael

Friday, October 12
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
1 Devonshire Place, 208N - North House

Closed Seminar: For University of Toronto faculty, graduate students, and invited guests only. Seminar participants are asked to read a working draft of Prof. Rafael’s paper, “The Sovereign Trickster,” in advance of the seminar. The paper is available on the Eventbrite registration site and will serve as the starting point for discussion. Space may be limited, so please register at your earliest convenience.
» Registration: https://vicenterafael.eventbrite.ca

Graduate students are invited to an informal chat and coffee with Prof. Rafael that will take place on Oct. 11, at 2-3:30. Location TBA. Interested students should email Michael Roellinghoff at m.roellinghoff@mail.utoronto.ca .

Vicente L. Rafael is the Giovani and Amne Costigan Endowed Professor of History and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is the author of several works on the cultural politics of the Philippines including Contracting Colonialism, White Love and Other Events in Filipino History, The Promise of the Foreign, and Motherless Tongues: the Insurgency of Language amid Wars of Translation (all from Duke Univ. Press). He also wrote the Introduction to a recent edition of Nick Joaquin’s stories, The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropic Gothic (Penguin Classics).

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