What is “Populism”? From Zombie Neoliberalism to Racial Nationalism in Global Right Organizing

Presided and Moderated by: Professor Paola Bacchetta, Department of Gender and Women’s Studies; Co-chair, Project on Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights, Center for Race & Gender, UC Berkeley

Speaker Introduced by: Professor Angana Chatterji, Visiting Research Anthropologist and Co-chair, Project on Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights, Center for Race and Gender, UC Berkeley

Lisa Duggan is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. She is the author of Twilight of Equality: Neoliberalism, Cultural Politics, and the Attack on Democracy.  She is also the coeditor of Our Monica, Ourselves: The Clinton Affair and the National Interest and author of Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence, and American Modernity, which won the John Boswell Prize of the American Historical Association in 2001.

Hosted and sponsored by the Political Conflict, Gender and People’s Rights Project of the Center for Race and Gender of UC Berkeley; co-sponsored by the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies, UC Berkeley, and the Program in Critical Theory.