What does it mean to have a body in the Anthropocene? This talk was delivered as a faculty Lightning Lecture at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research First Annual Institute Social on May 20th, 2017.
The Podcast for Social Research, Episode 19: Biopolitics in Bloomberg’s New York
In the nineteenth episode of the Podcast for Social Research, I sat down with colleagues Ajay Siingh Chaudhary and BISR research associate Jeffrey Escoffier to discuss the recent history of public health policy in New York City and how it fits with – and at times resists – Michel Foucault’s concept of “biopolitics”.
Politics of Infrastructure at BISR starts June 5
What does it take to build an infrastructural system? What kind of norms do infrastructures enforce, and what kinds of people do they allow to thrive? What kinds of worlds do they make possible? The Politics of Infrastructure at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts Monday, June 5th at the New York Academy of Medicine.
Social Reproduction at BISR Starts June 8
Social Reproduction at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts June 8th at Verso Books in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
Reading Donna Haraway in the Anthropocene
Listen to me and my colleague reflect upon Donna Haraway’s newest book, Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene in Episode 17 of BISR’s Podcast for Social Research.
Life in the Anthropocene: Course starts March 8th!
Life in the Anthropocene at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts starts Wednesday, March 8th at Verso Books (20 Jay St Brooklyn, NY 11201).
Disaster Capitalism: Starts February 2nd!
Disaster Capitalism at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts Thursday, February 2nd at The Workmen’s Circle (247 West 37th St 5th Floor, New York, NY 10018).
New course: Feminist Futures
Happy New Year! Feminist Futures at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research starts January 30th at the New York Academy of Medicine (1216 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10029)!