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Saturday, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 6B, ACC

Who’s Afraid of Totality? The Trouble with the Trouble with Diversity

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Program arranged by the Marxist Literary Group. Presiding: Jen Phillis, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

Speakers: Brent Bellamy, Memorial Univ.; Heather Brown, Kent State Univ., Kent; Sarika Chandra, Wayne State Univ.; Madhu Dubey, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago; Kevin Floyd, Kent State Univ., Kent; Kate Lawless, Huron Univ. Coll.; Oded Nir, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

Panelists think beyond the persistent opposition between class-based and identity-based analyses to explore the ways in which contemporary capitalism not only abides but profits from racist, misogynistic, heteronormative, and ableist systems. Instead of subordinating one discourse to another, this roundtable addresses them together.

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