The organizers of Writing Fieldwork are delighted to welcome Professor Ann Stoler as our keynote speaker. Her talk, titled “Writing the Disquiets of a Colonial Field,” will be given on the evening of Friday April 24th. The keynote will be held in Aaron Burr 219. (See the Logistics tab for a campus map.)
Ann Stoler is the Willy Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology and Historical Studies at the New School, where she also serves as the Founding Director of the Institute for Critical Social Inquiry. Her recent publications include Along the Archival Grain: Epistemic Anxieties and Colonial Common Sense (2009); Imperial Formations (2007); Haunted By Empire: Geographies of the Intimate in North American History (2006); and Carnal Knowledge and Imperial Power: Race and the Intimate in Colonial Rule (2002).