University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Global South: Concept & Practice


Fall 2017 Events


Remapping the Urban (Workshop convened by Sheila Crane)
October 20, 2017 | Wilson Hall 142 | 1:00 pm
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Cities of the Global South Colloquium
November 1, 2017 | Wilson Hall 142 | 3:30 pm
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Poulomi Saha (English, UC Berkeley), "Dropped Stitches: Fabrics of Life & the Gendered Production of Postcolonial Bangladesh
November 3, 2017 | Wilson Hall 142 | 3:00 pm
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Sarah Nuttall, "The Planetary and the Posthuman: Perspectives from African Theory, Fiction and Art"
November 6, 2017 | Bryan Hall Faculty Lounge | 5:00 pm

Global South Soccer (Workshop convened by Christina Mobley)
November 13, 2017 | Wilson Hall 142

The Global South Soccer Politics workshop will bring together scholars from all over the Global South and all levels of the academy - undergraduate, post-graduate, junior and senior faculty. Participants will workshop pre-circulated chapter drafts on subjects ranging from women's soccer in Latin American, race and football in South Africa, to European and American soccer history. The workshop will take place in the context of the Global South Humanities Lab senior capstone seminar HIAF 4511.

The invited professors  are Laurent Dubois (Duke), Brenda Elsey (Hofstra), and Gustav Ventor (Stellenbosch, South Africa).


Isabel Hofmeyr, "Indian Ocean Worlds"
November 16, 2017 | Wilson Hall 142