Diplomacy in the Undercommons, or the Speculative Politics of Solidarity
How do we understand relations between Black and Indigenous political formations and movements? What impasses arise in thinking about them together? This paper suggests how speculation offers conceptual and ethical resources for engaging these questions. Mark Rifkin is a professor of English at UNC Greensboro and is the author of Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination.
This event is sponsored by the New England Humanities Consortium, and is presented as part of NEHC's "Time's Up: What Now?" lecture series.
Sponsored by the New England Humanities Consortium.
Mar 2, 4:30 PMAbigail Hall: The War on Drugs and Its Alternatives
This talk explores the economics of illegal drug markets, analyzes why historical and contemporary polices have not functioned as intended, and why said policies often exacerbate the very problems they are intended to correct.Event Date:Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:30pm
Jan 28, 7–8 PMWhat’s Next? Democracy After 2020
Wellesley welcomes Danielle Allen for a virtual conversation with President Paula A. Johnson. Allen and Johnson will discuss what comes next for democracy after the 2020 election and the insurrection in the Capitol.Event Date:Thursday, January 28, 2021 -7:00pm to 8:00pm