Spectacles of Decline: A Symposium on the Waning British Empire

Asynchronous Activities

Film Screening

At the end of the symposium, participants received a link to screen Bhowani Junction (1956) from March 12-15, and a video introduction by Rochona Majumdar (Associate Professor, SALC, University of Chicago). Our license to screen the film has expired, but you can still view Professor Majumdar’s introduction below.


Book Raffle

Five participants were selected to win a copy of Imperial Intimacies by Hazel Carby.


Symposium Twitter

We created a partial digital record of our digital symposium using the hashtag #spectaclesofdecline.


Virtual Lobby

Participants started and extended conversations on the Spectacles of Decline Slack.

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