The Bauman Underground: Militant Epistemologies (4) – Lauren Berlant

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  • Time: 4-5.30pm

CO-ORGANISED WITH CIGS

Ruth Holliday (CIGS/BI) and Adrian Favell discuss Lauren Berlant’s Cruel Optimism – What has driven the rise of affect theory, can it illuminate our current political predicament(s), and is it a “militant epistemology”?

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We will be reading: ‘Introduction: Affect in the Present’ and ch.1 ‘Cruel Optimism’

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