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18. Genealogies of Anticolonialism

Saturday, 9 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Armitage, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Sunil M. Agnani, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

1. "Victorian Science and Enlightenment Curiosity: John Morley and the Anticolonialism of Diderot and Raynal," Sunil M. Agnani

2. "The Interminable 'Moment of Arrival': Ambedkar and the Partition of India," Nasser Mufti, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

3. "Herbert Spencer, Anticolonialist," James Daniel Elam, Northwestern Univ.

Responding: Poulomi Saha, Dickinson Coll.

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  • Comparative Literature – General

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