Where is Latin America today? And what direction is it heading: North, South, East or West? Launching the ReOrientale Seminar in the Humanities , this year on “Other Than East/West,” a panel of leading-edge thinkers engages in an interdisciplinary dialogue on Latin America in the global imaginary. Speakers include Linda Martín Alcoff (Philosophy, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY) author of Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self, and Mary Louise Pratt (Spanish and Portuguese Languages & Literatures, NYU) author of Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. Kyoo Lee (Philosophy, John Jay College of Criminal Justice), whose forthcoming book is titled Reading Descartes otherwise, will moderate the conversation.
Co-sponsored by the Re-orientale: Re-thinking Orientalism and Other Global Oddities seminar.