Migration and the Humanities conference

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar

Migration and the Humanities: A Conference

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Piper Auditorium, Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street
Doors open at 5:30pm, program starts at 6:00pm

Performance by

Members of the Silkroad Ensemble
Edward Perez ’00, bass
Martine Thomas ’18, viola
Hadi Eldebek, oud

Introduction by

Drew Gilpin Faust
Harvard University

Homi Bhabha
Harvard University

Reading by

Junot Díaz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Conversation with

Junot Díaz

Parul Sehgal
New York Times Book Critic

Homi Bhabha

Friday, February 9, 2018

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

Opening Remarks


Identity and Dignity


Kwame Anthony Appiah
New York University

Veena Das
Johns Hopkins University

Uday Mehta
The Graduate Center, CUNY

Tommie Shelby
Harvard University

Homi Bhabha
Harvard University

Survival and Security


Inderpal Grewal
Yale University

Nicole Guidotti-Hernández
University of Texas, Austin

Bernard Harcourt
Columbia University

Lisa Lowe
Tufts University

John Hamilton
Harvard University

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

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