Mellon Sawyer Seminar “Bibliomigrancy: World Literature in the Public Sphere”

A Press of One’s Own
Friday, April 1, 2016
9:30-11:30 AM and 3:00-5:00 PM
Urvashi Butalia (Writer, Feminist Activist, Founder of Kali for Women and Zubaan Books)
Kabe Wilson (Multimedia Artist, Creator of Of One Woman or So)
Session I (9:30-11:30 AM)
• Urvashi Butalia: “Do Women Write? Can Their Books Travel?: A Feminist Publisher’s Experiences from India”

Session II (3:00-5:00 PM)
• Kabe Wilson: “‘The loneliness of the room is dreadful’: Spreading A Room of One’s Own across the Black Atlantic”

Location: The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI

All events are free and open to the public. Registration is required for access to the readings. A limited number of participants will also be able to attend the lunch following the morning session. Available spots will be filled on a first come first served basis. For access to the readings or to register for the lunch, please send an e-mail to Anna at

This event is part of UW-Madison’s Mellon Sawyer Seminar series “Bibliomigrancy: World Literature in the Public Sphere.” Principal Investigators: Caroline Levine (Professor and Chair, Department of English) and B. Venkat Mani (Associate Professor, Department of German); Post-doctoral Fellow: J. Daniel Elam (Postdoctoral Fellow,Institute for Research in the Humanities); Project Assistant: Anna Muenchrath (PhD Student, Department of English).
Please check the website for more details and a schedule, and like the page on Facebook.

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