Humber Liberal Arts Conference

Displacement and Diaspora: Reclaiming Identities

Humber Liberal Arts Conference

Displacement and Diaspora: Reclaiming Identities

10:40am

Saturday, September 30

90 mins

Through the study of the Sakhi Project, a community-building initiative in India, an examination of M.G. Vassanji’s and Abdulrazak Gurnah’s novels about East-Africa and the Indian Ocean diaspora, and an analysis of Farida Khalaf’s memoir about a displaced girl’s escape from ISIS, this panel will look at the reclamation and making of identity in various diaspora and displaced communities. Concepts of authenticity and belonging and intersectional biopolitics are examined and meditated upon with the goal of forcing us to rethink our understanding of what a diaspora community is.

This event is part of the annual interdisciplinary Humber Liberal Arts Conference.

Presenters:

Nidhi Jain (Sakhi Foundation at Kushalgarh)

Sanjay lodha (Department of Political Science, Mohan Lal Sukhadia University)

Bhaswati Bhattacharjee (Department of English of Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar)

Shazia Hafiz Ramji (University of Calgary)

 

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Panel Discussion
Presentation

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

Through the study of the Sakhi Project, a community-building initiative in India, an examination of M.G. Vassanji’s and Abdulrazak Gurnah’s novels about East-Africa and the Indian Ocean diaspora, and an analysis of Farida Khalaf’s memoir about a displaced girl’s escape from ISIS, this panel will look at the reclamation and making of identity in various diaspora and displaced communities. Concepts of authenticity and belonging and intersectional biopolitics are examined and meditated upon with the goal of forcing us to rethink our understanding of what a diaspora community is.

This event is part of the annual interdisciplinary Humber Liberal Arts Conference.

Presenters:

Nidhi Jain (Sakhi Foundation at Kushalgarh)

Sanjay lodha (Department of Political Science, Mohan Lal Sukhadia University)

Bhaswati Bhattacharjee (Department of English of Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar)

Shazia Hafiz Ramji (University of Calgary)

 

Humber Faculty of Liberal Arts, Sciences and Innovative Learning Logo

Panel Discussion
Presentation

10:40am

Saturday, September 30

90 mins

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

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