Race and the Trace of History
A lecture by Patrick Wolfe, La Trobe University, Australia
Monday, January 25, 20103:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Patrick Wolfe is an ARC Australian Research Fellow and Charles La Trobe Research Fellow. He previously held research fellowships and lectureships at Victoria University, Australia, and the University of Melbourne. He has had visiting appointments at the University of Bologna and the University of New Orleans. He was awarded the Dean’s Prize for Undergraduate Teaching in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne and recently became the first Australian to be appointed to the Organization of American Historians’ Distinguished Lectureship Program. He has published, taught and lectured internationally on race, colonialism, theories of imperialism, genocide, the history of anthropology and Aboriginal history. His current research interests include concepts, doctrines and practices of race, comparative colonialism, Islamophobia, and Indian nationalism.