The Park Center for Independent Media and the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival invite you to a book launch and discussion with Naeem Inayatullah on his new book, “Pedagogy as Encounter: Beyond the Teaching Imperative.”

Join us on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:00 p.m.

Watch the full recording here.

Scholar Aida Hozic will join Inayatullah in conversation on the book, raising questions on the role of politics in the classroom, the nature of teaching and learning, and how the teacher’s desires shape pedagogy.

The discussion will be welcomed by Claire Gleitman, Dean of School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College, with a salute to the book by Joel Dinerstein, Professor of English at Tulane University.



Naeem Inayatullah is Professor of Politics at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He is the author and editor of eight books, including Pedagogy as Encounter (2022); Within, Against,, and Beyond Liberalism: A Critique of Liberal IPE and Global Capitalism (2021); Narrative Global Politics (2016); Autobiographical International Relations (2011); Savage Economics: Wealth, Poverty and the Temporal Walls of Capitalism (2010); Interrogating Imperialism:  Conversations of Gender, Race and War (2006); International Relations and the Problem of Difference (2004); and The Global Economy as Political Space (1994). He is also associate editor of the Journal of Narrative Politics.

Aida A. Hozic is an Associate Professor of International Relations and Associate Chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Florida. Her research is situated at the intersection of political economy, cultural studies, and international security. Her current research projects focus on crime and state in Southeastern Europe, visual representations of race in international politics, and the diffusion of global arts markets in the 21st century.  She is the author of Hollyworld: Space, Power and Fantasy in the American Economy (2002), co-editor (with Jacqui True) of Scandalous Economics: Gender and Politics of Financial Crises (2016). She has written dozens of peer-reviewed articles and chapters in journals.  Her work has been supported by the John D. and Katherine T. MacArthur Foundation, IREX, Institute for Turkish Studies, Open Society Institute, University of Florida Humanities Fund and many other fellowships.