Upcoming Events



  • 2019 Annual Marie G. Ringrose Lecture: Tragic Power, Comic Self

    Timothy Campbell, Cornell University

    • 25 April, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Reading recent work on Italian Thought and biopolitics, one might be forgiven for thinking that biopolitics and biopower are deeply negative concepts. What gives? Why the relentlessly negative characterization of politics inflected biologically? One reason may well be that in the field of contemporary Italian Thought power often veers toward the tragic. In this talk, […]