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Professor David Palumbo-Liu (Stanford University)
"Human, and Other Rights": the 17th Annual Edward Said Memorial Lecture
David Palumbo-Liu teaches Comparative Literature and English at Stanford University in the US. He is the author of numerous books, including The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age (2012), Immanuel Wallerstein and the Problem of the World: System, Scale, Culture (2011), Asian/American : Historical Crossings of a Racial Frontier (1999). His latest book is Speaking Out of Place: Getting Our Political Voices Back (Haymarket Books, 2021). His writings have also appeared in The Washington Post, The Nation, Jacobin, The Boston Review, and The Guardian among other venues.
Prof. Palumbo-Liu can be followed on Twitter @palumboliu