Events of the Department of Socio-Cultural Diversity (in descending order)

Speaker: Rosalind C. Morris (Columbia University)
Industrial capitalism did not merely transform the nature of production, Walter Benjamin reminds us; it made waste a source of value. But if the slag-heaps and refuse dumps of industrial production have become the locus of new economic and social forms, they are often also zones of informality and exception, abandonment and precarity—from which the institutions of law and policing have been withdrawn. [more]
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