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"Él no es: Infrapolitics And The Experience Of Tragedy"

Friday, April 23, 2021
12:30pm – 4:00pm

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The study group Subversiones Filosóficas, housed at the department of Literatures, Cultures and Languages in UCONN, sponsored by El Instituto: Institute for Latina/o, Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the UCONN Humanities Institute, invites you to:

A virtual talk and Q&A with Gareth Williams on Friday, April 23rd at 12:30 pm: "Él no es: Infrapolitics and the Experience of Tragedy". Williams is a professor of Latin American Studies and Critical Theory at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is also the author of numerous books that explore Latin America in the context of unfettered neoliberalism and globalization, with particular interest in the history of political thought and the genealogies of continental philosophy, Marxism, post-Marxism, and psychoanalysis. His latest book, Infrapolitical Passages: Global Turmoil, Narco-Accumulation and the Post Sovereign State (Fordham UP, 2021), explores the exhaustion of current political determinations and proposes the Infrapolitical as an alternative to thinking biopolitical productions of subjectivity and life.

Zoom Link: Topic: Talk and Q&A with Gareth Williams

Time: Apr 23, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93833104424?pwd=Y0I3ZlY5NmtoOGRvZGtMN0FZd2U0UT09

Meeting ID: 938 3310 4424

Passcode: FM4hdA

Contact:

damian.deamici@uconn.edu, reynaldo.lastre@uconn.edu, luis.beltran-alvarez@uconn.edu

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