15th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture, Warwick – 1 May

24th Apr 2019

The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick invites you to the 15th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture

Prof. Harry Harootunian

‘In the Zone of Occult Instability’: Some Reflections on Unevenness, Discordant Temporalities and the Logic of History

on  Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 at 5 pm

Oculus Building (OC 1.06), University of Warwick, Coventry 


Harry Harootunian is a world-renowned historian of Japan, as well as a theorist of historiography and Marxism. He is the author of twelve books, including most recently, Marx after Marx: History and Time in the Expansion of Capitalism (2015) and Uneven Moments: Reflections on Japan’s ModernHistory (2019).He is Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies, New York University, and Max Palevsky Professor of History and Civilizations, Emeritus, University of Chicago.

The lecture will be followed by a Wine Reception and Book Launch of Sharae Deckard and Rashmi Varma, eds. Marxism, Postcolonial Theory and the Future of Critique: Critical Engagements with Benita Parry(Routledge, 2018).

The lecture is free and open to the public


For more information:
Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies +44(0)24 7652 3323
Email: Jonathan.Schroeder@warwick.ac.ukor Rashmi.Varma@warwick.ac.uk