Fall 2015 Events

Thursday, October 15th: Book Discussion — The Intimacies of Four Continents by Lisa Lowe
4:30–6:30 pm | Skylight Room
A discussion of Lisa Lowe‘s The Intimacies of Four Continents (2015, Duke University Press), with Susan Buck-MorssKandice Chuh, and Eric Lott.

Tuesday, November 10th: Unthinking Sovereignty in the Postcolony: Yarimar Bonilla, Gregory Mann, Omar Dahbour, and Herman Bennett
4:30–6:30 pm | Room 5109
A presentation by Yarimar Bonilla (Rutgers) on  Non-Sovereign Futures: French Carribbean Politics in the Wake of Disenchantment (2015, University of Chicago Press) and Gregory Mann (Columbia) on From Empires to NGOs in the West African Sahel: The Road to Nongovernmentality (2014, Cambridge University Press), in conversation with Omar Dahbour (Hunter College) and Herman Bennett (The Graduate Center, CUNY).

Wednesday, November 18th: Transversal Methods and Social Choreography: Pelin Tan
6:30–8:30 pm | Room C198
Join in conversation with sociologist Pelin Tan as she presents her research in this area in conversation with James Gallery curator Katherine Carl and participants in the Social Choreography Working Group.

Thursday, November 19th: Gulf Labor and Precarious Workers Rights
6:30–8:30 pm | Skylight Room
Join artists, scholars, and activists in conversation for an evening of discussion, debate, and propositions as part of the Social Choreography seminar at the Center for the Humanities and in tandem with the exhibition by Zoe Beloff at the James Gallery, “A World Redrawn: Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood.”

Tuesday, December 8th: Book Discussion — Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy, by Gabriella Coleman
4:30–6:30 pm | Room C197
Presentation and discussion with Gabriella Coleman on her book Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous (2015, Verso Books).

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