Slow Death (Sovereignty, Obesity, Lateral Agency)
26 March 2020, 12:00 to 13:00 Please note: this event has passed
King's Building, Strand Campus, London
Speaker: Laurent Berlant (University of Chicago)
Join the Gender Studies Network for this discussion with Professor Laurent Berlant.
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About the essay
Slow Death (Sovereignty, Obesity, Lateral Agency) (2007) refers "to the physical wearing out of a population and the deterioration of people in that population that is very nearly a defining condition of their experience and historical existence. The general emphasis of the phrase is on the phenomenon of mass physical attenuation under global/national regimes of capitalist structural subordination and governmentality."
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