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Glasscock Book Chats

The Glasscock Book Chats series offers an opportunity to hear faculty in affiliated programs discussing their recently published books. After the author’s initial discussion of their work, a colleague will offer a brief response followed by discussion with attendees.

We ask that you please RSVP at the appropriate link for each Chat, if applicable.

2021-22 Book Chats

Information on this year's Book Chats is forthcoming.

Previous years:

Sound Politics
Theater of State
March 17, 2021 | 12:00-1:30pm | via Zoom

Sound Politics in São Paulo (Oxford University Press, 2019)
Leonardo Cardoso (Department of Performance Studies)

Theater of State: A Dramaturgy of the United Nations (Northwestern University Press, 2020)
James Ball (Department of Performance Studies)

Click here for Zoom link.

Meeting ID: 917 8734 0069
Password: gchrBC

Book Brunch: 21st Book Prize
February 26, 2021 | 12:00-1:00pm | via Zoom

Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019), authored by Dr. Susan Neiman

Chair: Dr. Sarah Potvin (Libraries)

Join us for a discussion of the 21st Book Prize-winning book in preparation for the author's virtual visit in March.

RSVP to receive the Zoom link


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September 30, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm | via Zoom

Legalizing Sex: Sexual Minorities, AIDS and Citizenship in India (NYU Press, 2020)
Dr. Chaitanya Lakkimsetti (Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies)

Respondent: Dr. Vanita Reddy (English)

Click here to view a video of the event

September 25, 2019 | 1:30-3:00pm | GLAS 311

Terrible Beauty: The Violent Aesthetic and Twentieth-Century Literature (University of Virginia Press, 2019)
Dr. Marian Eide (English, Women's and Gender Studies)

Respondent: Dr. Laura Mandell (English)

October 28, 2019 | 12:30-2:00pm | GLAS 300

Health Care in Crisis: Hospitals, Nurses, and the Consequences of Policy Change (NYU Press, 2018)
Dr. Theresa Morris (Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies)

Respondent: Dr. Tasha Dubriwny (Communication, Women's and Gender Studies)