Diaspora and Modernity - The Ato Quayson Lecture

When and Where

Thursday, March 16, 2023 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
In Person: JHB 100A
Jackman Humanities Building
170 St George Street, Toronto ON M5R 2M8


Lisa Lowe (Yale University)


Lisa Lowe is a Samuel Knight Professor of American Studies at Yale University, and an affiliate faculty in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. An interdisciplinary scholar whose work is concerned with the analysis of race, immigration, capitalism, and colonialism, she is the author of Critical Terrains: French and British Orientalisms (Cornell University Press, 1991), Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (Duke UP, 1996), and The Intimacies of Four Continents (Duke UP, 2015), and the co-editor of The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital (Duke UP, 1997). She is currently working on a book titled A Colonial History of the Present.

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Centre for Diaspora & Transnational Studies


170 St George Street, Toronto ON M5R 2M8