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The Fourth Harriet Zuckerman Conference at the Mellon Biennial

April 6, 2017 - April 7, 2017

The Jerome Greene Annex, 410 West 117th Street AND Room 107, 435 West 116th Street, Columbia Law School

Kaiama Glover, Associate Professor of French and Africana Studies at Barnard College

INCITE’s Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellows Program is pleased to announce its Fourth Harriet Zuckerman Conference at the 2017 Mellon Biennial. This conference will take place on April 6 and 7 at the Columbia Law School. Reflecting the intellectual diversity and interdisciplinarity of our Mellon Program, the conference is not about one theme but about several important intellectual, disciplinary, and concrete issues that engage disciplines across the humanities and social sciences, as demonstrated in the panels. Kaiama Glover, Associate Professor of French and Africana Studies at Barnard College, will deliver the keynote address.

Two ideas motivate the Harriet Zuckerman Conference at the Mellon Biennial. Extending the guiding intellectual animus of the Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellows Program, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, we bring together alums of the program to engage each other and current fellows in interdisciplinary conversations about their current research, and open these conversations to the wider Columbia and New York City community.  The Zuckerman Conference is the focal point of this effort. The conference is also motivated by the importance and pleasure of social relationships in our professional lives. Zuckerman Conferences at the Mellon Biennial have been held every other year since 2011.

For a complete schedule, a list of panelists, and panel descriptions, please visit the event website.

This event is sponsored by The Mellon Interdisciplinary Fellows Program and INCITE | Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory & Empirics at Columbia University.


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