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  • CRITICAL THEORY WORKING GROUP | COLLABORATIONS, CO-OPERATIVES, COALITION-BUILDING | Life/Style after ’68

    • 24 January, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 340 Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley
  • To kick off the fifty-year anniversary of “May ’68”, this opening working group meeting of the 2018 spring semester turns its attention towards the often unlikely and frequently invisibilized coalitional bedfellows tucked in to the intersectional and transnational histories of Leftist movements of the 1960s, as well as the connections between such movements and “the […]

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  • Designated Emphasis Open House

    • 06 February, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • 340 Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley
  • Join The Program in Critical Theory’s faculty and students for a panel discussion and Q&A about the Designated Emphasis (DE) in Critical Theory. All UC Berkeley PhD students interested in applying to the DE are invited to attend. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided. Serving approximately 100 graduate students from the humanities, social sciences, […]

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  • Sara Ahmed Lecture and Graduate Student Meeting

    Sara Ahmed, Independent Scholar

    • 16 February, 2018, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Independent scholar Sara Ahmed will offer a public lecture on campus on February 16. While at Berkeley, she will also meet with graduate students.* Additional details on both events are forthcoming. *To RSVP to the meeting with graduate students, please contact the Center for the Study of Sexual Culture at cssc@berkeley.edu Among other work, Ahmed […]

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  • While art exhibitions now take place in abandoned factories or warehouses, artists increasingly take upon themselves tasks of…

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  • CRITICAL THEORY WORKING GROUP | COLLABORATIONS, CO-OPERATIVES, COALITION-BUILDING | Public Spheres

    • 21 February, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 340 Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley
  • After the campus winter break the working group re-opens with a discussion of what the “public” in phrases like (digital) public sphere, (virtual) public space, (online) public discourse, and (networked) public good, is or might be. As issues of access and equity increasingly expand into new and diverse frames of communication technologies, how and where […]

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  • Entanglements and Aftermaths: Reflections on Memory and Political Time

    International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs Conference

    • 22 February 2018 -
  • This conference brings together global reflections on critical memory developed over the last twenty-five years. Historical events such as slavery, colonial conquest, occupation, partition, war, apartheid and dictatorship—as well as democratic transitions, reparations of past injustice, the outlawing of discriminatory practices, and turning points in post-human modes of understanding, both ecological and technological—will provide points […]

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  • Rosalind Morris Lecture

    Rosalind Morris, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia Univeristy

    • 27 February 2018 -
  • Event details forthcoming. Rosalind Morris focuses her fieldwork in two main areas: South Africa and mainland Southeast Asia, especially Thailand. Her earlier scholarship focused on the history of modernity in Southeast Asia and the place of the mass media in its development, particularly in the encounter between old and new forms of mediation. More recently, […]

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  • Lecture details forthcoming. Saskia Sassen is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University, where she is also a Member of the Committee on Global Thought. Her new book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press 2014). Recent books are Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages ( […]

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  • CRITICAL THEORY WORKING GROUP | COLLABORATIONS, CO-OPERATIVES, COALITION-BUILDING | Co-operative Models

    • 21 March, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 340 Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley
  • TRIBUTE TO GHOST SHIP. TO THOSE 36 LIVES TAKEN TO SOON: REST IN POWER. On December 2, 2016, a fire destroyed an artist warehouse space in Oakland, California on the night of a queer experimental music show. The space was known as Ghost Ship. The heart-wrenching tragedy of the thirty-six lives lost was compounded with […]

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  • CRITICAL THEORY WORKING GROUP | COLLABORATIONS, CO-OPERATIVES, COALITION-BUILDING | COALITION HISTORIES

    • 18 April, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    • 340 Moffitt Library, UC Berkeley
  • The working group’s final meeting is a culmination of sorts, intended to draw out the constellations we have been collaboratively building all along, between the contested and shifting terrains of “the state”, “the global”, and “the public sphere” and the ways in which bodies are represented in (or not) and circulated through (or not) such […]

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