Committee on Globalization and Social Change presents
Political Science, University of California Berkeley
“Sacrificial Citizenship: Neoliberal Austerity Politics”
February 14th, 2012 | 4:30pm-6:30pm
C198 | Concourse Level
The CUNY Graduate Center | 365 5th Avenue, NYC
Wendy Brown is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, where she is also affiliated with the Department of Rhetoric and with the graduate programs in Critical Theory and in Gender and Women’s Studies.
Professor Brown’s fields of interest include the history of political theory, 19th and 20th century Continental, critical, and cultural theory (including feminist, critical race, and postcolonial theory). She is best known for interrogating formations of power, political identity, citizenship, and subjectivity in liberal democracies. Her current work focuses on the relationship of political sovereignty to global capital and other transnational forces, including those associated with religion, law, culture and moral discourse.
Please join us for a Roundtable Discussion and Graduate Student Workshop with Wendy Brown, on February 15th
at noon in the Committee on Globalization Suite (5109)
Wendy Brown — Sacrificial Citizenship: Neoliberal Austerity Politics
Date: February 14, 2012
Time: 12:00 am