Fall 2017

Schedule Fall 2017


October 3: Jacob R Boersema, Re-racing South Africa: Rhodes Must Fall as Antiracist Movement

Discussants: Ralph Chipman, John Krinsky

October 10: Kumru Totkamis, Entrenchments of Peace that wasn’t. Kurdish Politics in an increasingly authoritarian Turkey and a volatile region.

Discussants: John Krinsky

October 17: Tyler Olsen, Rancière, Liberal Democracy, and Play: Moving Beyond Immanent Critique.

Discussants: James Jasper, Francisco Fortuño-Bernier

October 24: Guya Accornero, Contentious Buildings. The Struggle against Eviction in the Lower East Side.

Discussant: Charlotte Thomas Hébert, John Krinsky

October 31: B Lee Aultman, Under Erasure: The Aesthetics of Trans Politics within America’s Historical Sensorium.

Discussants: Tyler Olsen

November 7: Christoph Sorg, “You are not a loan”: Financialization, debt-related grievances, and social movements.

Discussants: Stacy Williams 

November 14: John Krinsky, tba.

Discussants: Frederick Thomas Tucker

November 28: Luke Elliott-Negri, Isaac Jabola-Carolus, James M. Jasper, Marc Kagan, Jessica Mahlbacher, Manès Weisskircher, and Anna Zhelnina, “How Strategic Interaction Unfolds over Time.

Discussants: John Krinsky, Wenjuan Zheng

December 5: André L. L. F. Militancy and Activism: between repertories, strategies, and institutions.

Discussants: Nara Roberta Silva