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Tropical Marxism: Rethinking Marxism in the Shadow of Empire

March 1-2. This conference explores global attempts to rethink Marxism that respond to the specificities of a society.

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Kings and Extras: Digging for a Palestinian Image

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After Dobbs: Reproductive Freedom, Justice, and the Power of the State

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Quick Fixes

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Protesting Jordan

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The Guerrilla Fighter: Mrinal Sen and the Legacies of Radical Cinema

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Colonialism, World Literature, and the Making of the Modern Culture of Letters

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Ethics and Nature in a Time of Crisis

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Making Peace With Nature: Ecological Encounters Along the Korean DMZ

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Discovering Image Practices in South Asia

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Democracy and Empire in Du Bois’s International Thought

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Science & Liberalism

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Fear of Property

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Global Anti-Gender And Anti-LGBTQ+ Politics: Historical Continuities, Transnational Connections, Contested Futures

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From Revolution to Devolution? Dilemmas of Decentralization in the Middle East

New Directions in Postcolonial Studies

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Horror Vanguard LIVE!

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Presentation of her recent publication on the politics of knowledge in France

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Writing a People’s History of France

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An Intellectual Biography of Machiavelli

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The End of Policing? Rethinking Public Safety in a Time of Crisis

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Extraction: The Frontiers of Green Capitalism

Video: Race and Populism

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What Does Lauren Berlant Teach Us About X?

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Race and Populism

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Ongoing Nakba: Reflections on Palestine from Sheikh Jarrah to Gaza

Video: The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

Grief and Grievance in a Pandemic

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Democratic Erosion and Academic Freedom: Hungary, India, Turkey, and Beyond

"Khiara M. Bridges" on a square yellow background

Imagining an Ethnography of Pregnant Class-Privileged People of Color: Race, Class, Gender, and Prenatal Care

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Tender: Balance

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The Climate of History in a Planetary Age

Video: Provincializing Europe, 2000-2020

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All of the Lights

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Provincializing Europe: A Book’s Postcolonial Itineraries (2000-2020)

Journey to the Moon: South African artist, talking about his project “Seven Fragments for Georges Melies”

Uprisings in the French Banlieues: Race? Nation? Or Class?

Toward World Republic: Beyond Capital-Nation-State

Capitalism, Nationalism, and the New American Empire

Rethinking Decolonization in an Age of Globalization

The Epistemological Fate of the Authoritarian Character Theory of the Frankfurt Institute for Social Research

Conditions of Settler Colonialism

Friedman and Freedom? Debating a Controversial Legacy

Biography and History: On the Difficulties of Dealing with Adorno Biographically

Beyond National Capitalism?

The Future of the South African Dream: Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma, and the South African Elections

Teach-in: 30 Years of the Islamic Revolution

Politics in Africa: A Re-examination on the 70th Anniversary of African Political Systems

Jim Crow America: A Problem in Historicization

The Lives of Things: Interdisciplinary Conversations

The Future of Risk Symposium

History, Fictions, and the Politics of Justice

States of Suspension: Politics & Histories, Aesthetics & Affects


How One Works: A Film Screening, Lecture, and Conversation

Feminism and Abolition: Theories and Practices for the 21st Century

Theorizing Globalization: Contemporary Perspectives

Pessimism of the Intellect, Utopianism of the Will: On Nostalgia for the Future

Lecture and Workshop

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2020 Kirschner Lecture – From D.C. to Damascus: The Architecture of Modern-Day Authoritarianism

Toward a Bourdieusian Analysis of Empires: Rescaling Field Theory

Whole Worlds: Systems of Affect, Capital, Aesthetics

Digital Peripheries: Internet Activism and Surveillance in the Mediterranean

On Humanitarian Violence

Teach-in on the Indian Elections

Baroque Practices for a Post-Natural History

Living in Ellipsis: On Biopolitics and the Attachment to Life

Concussions, Commotions, and Other Aesthetic Disorders

Defending the Milieu in Global Palestine

Imperial Transformations: Ecology, Bureaucracy, and Ritual in the British Atlantic, 17th-20th Centuries

Palestinian Economic Development and the Future of the Two-States Solution

India’s Daughter

Michael Manley’s Styles of Radical Will

On Power and Ideology

Marx after Marx

What the Syrian Refugee Crisis Can Teach Us about the EU and Global Responsibilities

Words Unofficial: Gossip, Circulation, Mediation

Roundtable Discussion

Not Reading: 2017 English Graduate Conference

Gender|Publics|Panics in the Global South

Concrete Happenings: Conserving Industrial Materials and Processes in Art

Future Café and Doc Films Present: Afrofuturism

Beyond Free Speech

1918: The Constitutional Anomalies of Insurgent Universality

Climate Change in Asia

Resistance and Democracy on the Ground: Black Women’s Struggles Against State Violence from Brazil to Chicago

Dear Dick: A Feminist Politics of the Epistolary

The Outlook for Democracy in Brazil

Immortality for All: A Trilogy of Films about Russian Cosmism

Hungary’s Ordonationalism and the Re-Articulation of Neoliberalism

In Session with OOMK

Mobilizing Gender: Secularism, Nationalism, and Remaking Europe

Civil War: Discord Within

The Right to the City: Are Municipal IDs the Key to Urban Inclusion?

The Perverse Universals of the Microeconomic Mode

Intimate Provocations: Theorizing Consent in the Age of #MeToo

South Asia: The Political, The Public, The Popular

The Legacy of Moishe Postone

Silencing the Past @ 25

Moishe Postone Memorial

W.E.B. Du Bois Workshop

Documenting Syria

The Bandita Will Break Your Heart (A Love Letter to Iris Marion Young)

Aesthetic Ideology and Cultural Revolution in Baʽthist Syria

Walter Benjamin’s “The Arcades Project” and “Origin of the German Trauerspiel”