Friday, 1:45–3:00 p.m., 5A, ACC
Transformations: How Plantation Slavery’s (Non)Human Vitalizes the Biopolitics of Bare Life
A special session. Presiding: Gwen Bergner, West Virginia Univ., Morgantown
1. “Super Fly: A Tropical Genealogy against Biopolitics,” Monique Allewaert, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
2. “Outsider on the Inside: The Black Prison Intellectual in America,” Andrea Stephanie Stone, Smith Coll.
3. “The Limits of ‘Bare Life’: Eurocentrism and the Biopolitics of the Periphery,” Donna Jones, Univ. of California, Berkeley
Respondent: Gwen Bergner