- Special Programs
"CRISIS AND CRITIQUE"
An interdisciplinary, graduate student conference at The Institute for Comparative Literature and Society Columbia University, New York
4 APRIL 2015
In the presence of ICLS Faculty: Gayatri Spivak (Founding Director), Stathis Gourgouris (Director) and Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Director of Graduate Studies).
Keynote speaker: CESARE CASARINO
Cesare Casarino is Professor and Chair of the Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota. He is co-author, with Antonio Negri, of In Praise of the Common (2008), author of Modernity at Sea: Melville, Marx, Conrad in Crisis (2002), co-editor of Marxism beyond Marxism (1996), as well as author of numerous essays on literature, cinema, and philosophy. He is also co-editor of the journal Cultural Critique. At present, he is at work on several book projects, on Spinoza and Marx, on Pasolini and Gramsci, on the relation between cinema and biopolitics in Deleuze and in HIV/AIDS artwork, and on an edited volume of contemporary Italian feminist philosophy.