Free and Open to the Public
This lectures attempts to bring together - using examples from South Asia - the two distinct areas of critical thinking in the humanities: global warming discourse and postcolonial criticism. The lecture will offer some reflections on questions of colonialism, modernity, and modernization as we reconfigure them in a warming world.
DC is the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Professor of History and South Asian Studies at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (Princeton, 2008; 2000).