Biopolitics: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable (2016)

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Biopolitics: An Interdisciplinary Roundtable

How and in what ways is the body a site of intervention for power in colonial and postcolonial situations? How do race and gender affect modes of governmentality and representation? This roundtable considers these and related questions from the perspectives of historical, literary and cultural studies.

Chair: Anshuman Mondal (English and Postcolonial Studies, Brunel University).
Jane Carey (History, University of Wollongong)
Timothy Neale (Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University)
Michael R. Griffiths (English and Writing, University of Wollongong)
Vera Mackie (History, University of Wollongong)
Tuesday 23rd February, 2016
3:30–5:00 pm
LHA Research Hub 19.2072

The event will be followed by a launch of Griffiths’s edited collection Biopolitics and Memory in Postcolonial Literature and Culture (Ashgate 2016).

Tuesday 23rd February 5:00 pm–6:00 pm

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