Calendar of Events

Spring 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Rebekah Sheldon (English, Indiana University)
Friday, March 31, 2017
The Visa Promise
April 27-29, 2017
The Big No
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C21 Annual Conference
Keynote Speakers:
Joshua Clover, Katerina Kolozova, François Laruelle, Ariana Reines, and Frank B. Wilderson III
Times TBD Curtin 175 and environs

Previous events
Friday, January 27, 2017
Cindi Katz (Geography, CUNY)
Monday, February 13, 2017
Daniel T. Rodgers (History, Princeton)
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Age of Fracture: The Transformation of Ideas and Society in Modern America
3:00 pm UWM Student Union Fireside Lounge
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program and UWM History Department


Brown bag lunch discussion
Tuesday, February 14
12 noon Curtin 939
Reading: Daniel T. Rodgers, "When Truth Becomes a Commodity" (PDF)
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Nancy Fraser (Political and Social Science, New School for Social Research)
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Crisis of Care? Social Contradictions of Neoliberal Capitalism
1:00 pm 4th Floor Conference Center
Golda Meir Library
Hosted by UWM Women's and Gender Studies, with sponsorships by William F. Vilas Trust Fund; Office of the Provost & Vice Chancellor; Div. of Academic Affairs; College of Letters & Science; Departments of English, History, Philosophy, and Political Science.

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Theme: MOSAIC

Keynote talk
Jason W. Moore (Sociology, Binghamton University)
“Expulsions, Inclusions, and the Double Valence of Violent Abstraction: How Modernity Works Through Nature to Accumulate Capital and Destroy Lives”
Friday, February 17
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Recorded video (Mediasite, with slides)

Brown bag lunch discussion with Jason W. Moore
Friday, February 17
12:15 pm, Curtin 175
Reading: Jason W. Moore, "The Capitalocene Part II"

Keynote workshop
Margaret Rhee (Women's and Gender Studies, University of Oregon)
“Kaleidoscope Thinking: On Graduate Reflection, Body, and Writing”
Saturday, February 18
1:00 pm Curtin 175

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Maria Haigh (SOIS, UWM)
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Stopping Fake News: The Work Practices of Peer-to-Peer Counter Propaganda
1:00 pm DH Lab, 2nd Floor East
Golda Meir Library
School of Information Studies, UWM Libraries Digital Humanities Lab, Social Studies of Information Research Group
Friday, February 24, 2017
Catherine Lutz (Anthropology, Brown)
Getting to No in War
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Recorded video

Brown bag lunch discussion
Friday, February 24
12 noon, Curtin 939
Reading: Catherine Lutz, "The U.S. Car Colossus and the Production of Inequality" (PDF)
Friday, March 3, 2017
Lucas Graves (Journalism and Mass Communications, UW-Madison)
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Why Is It So Hard To Agree on the Facts? Objectivity, Institutional Facts, and the Contested Epistemology of Fact-Checking
1:00 pm DH Lab, 2nd Floor East
Golda Meir Library
School of Information Studies, UWM Libraries Digital Humanities Lab, Social Studies of Information Research Group
Friday, March 3, 2017
Vijay Prashad (International Studies, Trinity College)
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In the Ruins of the Present: Neoliberalism Has Failed, Cruel Populism Has Us by the Throat
3:30 pm 4th Floor Conference Center
Golda Meir Library
Center for International Education, the Vilas Trust
Friday, March 10, 2017
Camille Robcis (History, Cornell)
The Politics of the Psyche
3:30 pm Curtin 175
Recorded video

Brown bag lunch discussion
Friday, March 10
12 noon Curtin 939
Reading: Camille Robcis, "The Biopolitics of Dignity" (PDF)
All C21 events are free and open to the public
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