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Spring 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

Neoliberalism + Biopolitics | Conference

Conference/Symposium | February 27 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Auditorium


The Program in Critical Theory


Neoliberalism + Biopolitics is a two-day conference featuring lectures and panels on neoliberalism and biopolitics by major thinkers currently working to develop and problematize these two concepts. As both objects of study and frames for analysis, neoliberalism and biopolitics have served as key ciphers over the past two decades for those attempting to appreciate the novelty of contemporary...   More >



Somatics, Scholarship, Somatic Scholarship: Materiality and Metaphor

Conference/Symposium | February 27 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Durham Studio Theater (Dwinelle Hall)


Department of Theater, Dance & Performance Studies


The one-day event will convene scholar-practitioners to share their reflections on the relationship between their involvement in body-mind practices and their scholarly, learning, and teaching practices.

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Neoliberalism + Biopolitics | Conference

Conference/Symposium | February 28 | 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Auditorium


The Program in Critical Theory


Neoliberalism + Biopolitics is a two-day conference featuring lectures and panels on neoliberalism and biopolitics by major thinkers currently working to develop and problematize these two concepts. As both objects of study and frames for analysis, neoliberalism and biopolitics have served as key ciphers over the past two decades for those attempting to appreciate the novelty of contemporary...   More >

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Video Screening: "Comfort Women Wanted"

Film - Documentary | March 5 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library


Chang-Jin Lee, Visual Artist (New York City)

Center for Korean Studies (CKS), Department of Ethnic Studies


COMFORT WOMEN WANTED
Chang-Jin Lee, Visual Artist


The video is based on Chang-Jin Lee’s interviews in 7 countries with Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, Indonesian, Dutch, and Filipino "comfort women" survivors, as well as a former Japanese soldier.

COMFORT WOMEN WANTED brings to light the memory of 200,000 young women, known as "comfort women," who were systematically exploited as sex slaves...   More >