Events of the Department of Religious Diversity (in descending order)

Speaker: William Mazzarella (University of Chicago) Room: Library Hall

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Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2017
  • Date: Jul 12, 2017
  • Time: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Speaker: William Mazzarella (University of Chicago)
  • William Mazzarella is the Neukom Family Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 2001. His work deals with the political anthropology of mass publicity. He is, in addition to a broad range of articles on media, aesthetics, affect, and crowds, the author of Shoveling Smoke: Advertising and Globalization in Contemporary India (2003), Censorium: Cinema and the Open Edge of Mass Publicity (2013), and The Mana of Mass Publicity (2017). He is also the editor of K D Katrak: Collected Poems (2016) and the co-editor, with Raminder Kaur, of Censorship in South Asia: Cultural Regulation from Sedition to Seduction (2009).
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 11, Göttingen
  • Room: Library Hall
Co-sponsored by the Department of Religious Diversity and the Max Planck Research Group “Empires of Memory“ [more]
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