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  • Anti-Neoliberal Feminism: A Reading from within Present Struggles

    Verónica Gago, Professor, Instituto de Altos Estudios, Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina and Universidad de Buenos Aires; Visiting Scholar, International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs | Response by Leslie Salzinger, Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, UC Berkeley

    • 24 September, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
  • In Latin America, the meaning of neoliberalism remains contested, and debates on neoliberalism are ongoing. Complicating previous diagnoses, current feminist movements…

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  • Seminar: The Feminist Strike as a Practical Research Tool: Beyond the Patriarchal Wage System

    Verónica Gago, Professor, Instituto de Altos Estudios, Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina and Universidad de Buenos Aires; Visiting Scholar, International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs

    • 25 September, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 3401 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • This seminar will take the International Feminist Strikes of 2017 and 2018 as its points of departure and will use the strike as a lens through which to analyze several key questions in contemporary feminist movements…

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  • México 1968

    Susana Draper, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Princeton University & Bruno Bosteels, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Columbia University

    • 05 October, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • 370 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • 1968 in Mexico has always raised clashing images: of fierce state repression, of horizontal and inclusive forms of political mobilization. To think about it, we are offered October 2nd, the day of the student massacre, or the transforming months before and after. To emphasize the latter, today’s talks will help us address the question of […]

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  • Addressing Us: On the Transformations of Public Space as Art—Hegel, Arendt, and Jacobi Revisited

    Marita Tatari, Feodor-Lynen-Fellow (Humboldt Foundation) in the UC Berkeley Department of German

    • 16 October, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • 3335 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Hegel on art as action and Arendt on action as public space converge. This convergence is not about what action, art and public space should be. It is about the historical transformations of the common condition—the symbolic order—as it relates to heterogeneity. Surprisingly, both Hegel and Arendt reveal a view of these transformations that is […]

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  • When Capitalism Changes Direction: Political Engagements with our Invested Selves

    Michel Feher, Philosopher, Cette France-là, Paris

    • 02 November, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Throughout capitalism’s golden age, corporations identified success with sustained profitability, national governments obsessed about economic growth, and private citizens were expected to pursue their own interests, whether they perceived such a pursuit as an individual matter or the cement of class solidarity. With the ascendancy of financial institutions, however, a new order of priorities has […]

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  • Earth Writing: Institute for South Asia Studies Faculty Workshop Led by Professor Sharad Chari

    Lenore Manderson, Public Health and Medical Anthropology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg | Sumathi Ramaswamy, Professor of History and International Comparative Studies, Duke University | Amita Baviskar, Sociology, Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi | Kath Weston, Anthropology, University of Virginia | Geeta Patel, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Virginia

    • 13 November, 2018, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • 10 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley
  • In our time of unprecedented instrumentalization and transformation of earthly and worldly processes, from the scale of the body to the planet, the Earth-Writing Symposium returns to the question of ‘geography’ as the praxis of ‘Earth-writing.’ Attention to the ‘graphia’ in ‘geography’ points us to a variety of forms of writing or inscription with, through […]

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