Author Archives: Ash Sharma

Black Capital

I recently spoke at this event: Out of Sight: Constructing, Experiencing, Changing Peripheries – 20 March 2014 The peripheral is not only what is imagined as geographically distant, but encompasses those seen as the distant amongst us – the stranger, the … Continue reading

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BLACK STUDIES: GRAMMARS OF THE FUGITIVE

Recordings of the lecture/workshops with Fred Moten, Stefano Harney and Laura Harris at Goldsmiths last month: https://archive.org/details/Blackstudiesgrammarsoffugitive … Details of the event below. Black Studies: Grammars of the Fugitive A public lecture with Stefano Harney and Fred Moten Friday 6th December … Continue reading

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Hal Foster’s critical turn

Originally posted on The Charnel-House:
. There’s a good review by Jeffrey Petts over at the low-key online publication Marx and Philosophy of Hal Foster’s excellent The Art-Architecture Complex (2011). Currently I’m writing a double-review of Foster’s book along with another very…

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Southern Discomfort

I have started a new writing project with my long-time friend Ko Banerjea. Southern Discomfort is an experiment in developing a poetic form of critique of our contemporary situation. Maybe a sort of literary zine.   http://southerndiscomfortzine.wordpress.com/ This was my … Continue reading

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‘The Trouble with Research’

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Postcolonial Matters – Naples 14 June 2012

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How Do you Like Your Diversity? Unravelling Multiculturalism, Interculturalism and Cosmopolitanism

      22nd May 2012 at   6:30pm – 8:30pm @ Rivington Place, London Panel discussion led by Handel Kashope Wright, with respondents Mica Nava, Roshini Kempadoo and Ashwani Sharma. Date: 22nd May 2012 from 6:30 – 8:30pm Location: Rivington Place, London … Continue reading

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Then and Now: The changing context of debate?

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts)                                                      Wednesday 9 November, 6:30pm £5 (£3 concessions) Rivington Place, EC2A 3BA The current exhibition Entanglement: The Ambivalence of Identity (14th September – 19th November 2011) curated by Iniva provides an opportunity to explore a … Continue reading

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Race forum, Birkbeck College – 16th Feb 2011

An invitation to an evening of talks and discussion on Wednesday 16th February, 6-9pm: ‘Is this England: Who do we think we are? Culture, memory and identity in London as a ‘post-racial’ city’. In the age of Obama, notions of ‘post-race’ are … Continue reading

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Post-racial Imaginaries – darkmatter Journal CFP

darkmatter Journal – http://www.darkmatter101.org/ Special Issue – Call for Papers: Post-racial Imaginaries Increasing reference to the notion of ‘post-race’ is suggestive of an emergent discursive framework in critical approaches to race and racism. ‘Post-race’, ‘post-racial’, ‘post-black’, and associated ideas, are … Continue reading

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