World Bank Conference

The World Bank hosts its conference on development economics in Washington, focusing on multilateralism in the past and future. ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE • June 17-19, 2019 ORGANIZATION • World Bank Group ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE...

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Tyehimba Jess in New York

The Poetry Center hosts Tyehimba Jess with his ensemble poets and sound artists in curated readings and musical verse translations.  Genre: Talks, Readings, Musical Performances. Venue: Buttenwieser Hall, The 92 Y, New York, NY, USA. Dates: December 10, 2018. Sponsors: Part of the Unterberg Poetry Center series at The 92...

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‘Ashe’ Book at Smithsonian

Biographer, Ray Arsenault, and sports journalist William Rhoden meet to discuss the tennis champion's life, activism, and new biography.  Genre: Talks, Conversations, Interviews. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: December 3, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: The program, titled Arthur Ashe: A...

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WHO on Emergencies

WHO convenes a high-level meeting on current knowledge and experience regarding emergency crisis response for global and globalizing cities. Genre: Health, Public Health Emergencies, Conferences. Venue: Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France. Dates: December 3-4, 2018. Convenors/Sponsors: The World Health Organization and the Government of France. Part of a series that...

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Mariah Carey: ‘Caution’

In Mariah Carey's latest, each song provides pleasure to the ear, an album worthy of her career and our attention throughout.  Genre: Music, Popular, R&B, Soul. Title: Caution. Date: November 16, 2018. Artists/Distributors: Mariah Carey and Sony Music Entertainment. Description: Mariah Carey, the singer-songwriter of multiple awards and that multi-octave...

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Mufti’s ‘Forget English!’

Aamir Mufti scrutinizes world literature, arguing that in its borderless, global body of writings remains a dominant, expansive English.Genre: Books, Scholarship. Full Title: Forget English!: Orientalisms and World Literatures. Author: Aamir R. Mufti, Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. Publisher: Harvard University Press. Place: Cambridge, MA.Synopsis: The idea of...

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‘Intimacies of Continents’

Lisa Lowe reads across archives and literatures in Europe, Africa, Asia, Americas to connect abolitionizing freedoms to empire expansions. Genre: Books, Scholarship. Full Title: The Intimacies of Four Continents. Author: Lisa Lowe, Professor of English and American Studies at Tufts University. Publisher: Duke University Press. Place: Durham, North Carolina. Description: In this uniquely interdisciplinary work,...

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BEINGS Summit at Emory

Emory University hosts “Biotechnology and the Ethical Imagination: A Global Summit 2015” (BEINGS 2015), featuring a multidisciplinary array of speakers.  Genre: Sciences, Innovation, Bioethics, Biotechnology. Venue: Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Dates: May 17-19, 2015. Sponsors: Emory University. Description: Delegates from all over the world will gather in Atlanta to produce a...

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Spivak’s ‘Readings’

Gayatri Spivak elaborates a mode of attention to and analysis of literature, writing, society that would form a utopia, political, futurist, planetary. Genre: Books, Scholarship. Full Title: Readings. Author: Gayatri Spivak, University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Publisher: University of Chicago Press. Place: Chicago, Illinois. Description: In Readings,...

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Forthcoming

More news, information, essays, and media are forthcoming for this section, to be regularly updated — do return here soon. SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA — Please do return for the publication of work in progress in this section. . Filed under:

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