Prathama Banerjee (History and Political Theory, Center for the Study of Developing Societies-CSDS, New Delhi)
Humberto Beck (Center for International Studies, El Colegio de México)
Murad Idris (Political Science, University of Michigan)
Rochona Majumdar (South Asian Languages & Civilizations and Cinema & Media Studies, University of Chicago)
Dilip Gaonkar (Communication Studies, Northwestern University)
Free and open to the public. On Zoom.
The Center for Transcultural Studies is a leading research institution that creates new forms of cultural understanding for a rapidly internationalizing world. Its major objectives are:
Today, liberal democracies are under unprecedented strain from within and without. In each episode, Shalini Randeria invites a leading scholar to explore the challenges and dilemmas facing democracies around the world. They investigate what needs to be done to ensure the future well-being of our democratic institutions and practices.
The Semiotics Working Group was founded in the fall of 2020 and meets monthly. With a diverse background ranging from Terra's work on non-propositional semiosis to Costas and Paul's analyses of indexicality and interpretants, to Greg's analysis of circulation, the group is exploring the possibility of a "continuous-time semiotics."
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The Center for Transcultural Studies is a leading research institution that creates new forms of cultural understanding for a rapidly internationalizing world.