FASS Bookshare – 5 April 2018
FASS Bookshare celebrates and showcases books authored by faculty members who have dedicated years of research into their publications.
In previous years Bookshare has highlighted single-authored books in a range of disciplines and topics, such as Asian Mobility, Power, and Representation, Development, Migration, and Protest in Asia and Southeast Asian Cosmopolitanism, Urbanism, and Tourism.
This edition of Bookshare focuses on Religion, Diaspora, and Travel. Read the Bookshare Catalogue here.
|Professor Robbie Goh will be speaking about his latest book, Protestant Christianity in the Indian Diaspora: Abjected Identities, Evangelical Relations, and Pentecostal Visions.
|Assistant Professor Anne Thell will talk about her new book Minds in Motion: Imagining Empiricism in Eighteenth-Century British Travel Literature.
|Assistant Professor John Solomon will present on his recent book, A Subaltern History of the Indian Diaspora in Singapore, The Gradual Disappearance of Untouchability, 1872-1965.|
Date and Time: 5 April (Thursday), 2-2:30pm
Venue: FASS Research Division Seminar Room, Level 6, Room 42, AS7 Shaw Foundation Building, 5 Arts Link, 117570
Attendance: If you would like to attend Bookshare, RSVP with your full name and email at the Eventbrite page here. Seating is limited, so do RSVP early and if your plans change, please cancel the reservation.
Directions: From Kent Ridge MRT take bus A1 from Exit A and alight at LT 13.
Walk up a small hill to AS7. Take the elevator to level 6 and walk around the corner past the restrooms. Turn left at the glass door; the Seminar Room will be in front of you. You may also view other public transport and driving directions from Google Maps at the Eventbrite page here.
1:45pm-2pm Registration and Refreshments
2-2:05pm Associate Professor Michelle Lazar introduces the authors and books.
2:05-2:20pm Professor Robbie Goh presents Protestant Christianity in the Indian Diaspora: Abjected Identities, Evangelical Relations, and Pentecostal Visions.
2:20-2:35pm Assistant Professor Anne Thell presents Minds in Motion: Imagining Empiricism in Eighteenth-Century British Travel Literature.
2:35-2:50pm Assistant Professor John Solomon presents A Subaltern History of the Indian Diaspora in Singapore: The Gradual Disappearance of Untouchability, 1872-1965.
2:50-3:05pm Q & A Session