Worlds at Home: On Cosmopolitan Futures, March 16-17, 2017
This symposium will take place at UBC’s Vancouver Campus on the unceded territories of the Musqueam peoples
This event is free and open to the public. RSVP to let us know you can make it.
“Worlds at Home” is a symposium bringing together scholars from across Canada, the US and Australia to consider the future of cosmopolitanism as a critical approach to scholarship and praxis. The program will feature an interview with Dr. Sneja Gunew (UBC) and a launch of her book, Post-multicultural Writers as Neo-cosmopolitan Mediators (Anthem Press), a keynote address by Dr. Pheng Cheah (UC Berkeley) and more.
For more information on the symposium, read “Looking in to look out: Cosmopolitanism and the future“, featured in The Wall Papers: The Peter Wall Institute Magazine (Feb. 21, 2017).
“Worlds at Home” is funded by a SSHRC Connections Grant and is generously supported by:
- The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
- St. John’s College
- UBC Department of English
- UBC Social Justice Institute
- UBC Faculty of Arts
- UBC Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies
Organizing Committee: Chris Lee, Renisa Mawani, Sheila Giffen