Upcoming Conference: "Rethinking Sovereignty"

Monday, April 06, 2015

This conference rethinks the concept of sovereignty without the aid of the political-theological structures that have subtended it. The discussion will situate the question of sovereignty along a broad spectrum of disciplinary perspectives including literary studies, political science, law, philosophy, and human rights.  Read More

Upcoming Seminar: "New Political Materials"

Monday, March 16, 2015

Seminar for the American Comparative Literature Association, Seattle, WA, March 27-28, 2015. Read More

Upcoming Workshop, "Biopolitics: New Directions"

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The Department of Comparative Literature and The Central New York Humanities Corridor workshop on, "Biopolitics: New Directions." Read More

SSBF Workshop 2015: Sydney, Australia

Sunday, February 08, 2015

A one-day workshop at (UNSW Australia) University of New South Wales. Read More

Humanities Corridor Seminar: “Papers from the Society for the Study of Biopolitical Futures”

Friday, October 10, 2014

A one-day colloquium to present works that evolved out of the initial meeting of the Society for Biopolitical Futures, and concluding with a roundtable discussion by Society presenters on the present state of biopolitical thought and its possible futures. Read More

Society for the Study of Bio-political Futures: “Life In-Between-Outside Discipline and Control”

Monday, April 01, 2013

The initial idea and the particular composition of this Research Society was inspired—very loosely—on the establishment and activities of the College of Sociology between 1937-1939. The College took as its “precise object of contemplative activity,” according to the collective statement by its members [1] “the name of Sacred Sociology, implying the study of all manifestations of social existence where the active presence of the sacred is clear, determining the coincidence between the fundamental obsessive tendencies of individual psychology and the principal structures that govern social organization and are in command of its revolutions.” Read More

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