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Chris Connery: “Contemporary Chinese Capitalism and Its Critical Landscape”
May 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
| Stevenson Fireside Lounge
“Contemporary Chinese Capitalism and Its Critical Landscape”
This talk draws on a work in progress entitled Revolutionary China and its Late Capitalist Fate, an analysis of the nature of post-reform China’s political economy, with particular attention to how this has affected everyday life, intellectual and critical work, ideological formation, cultural production, social movements, political action, and social space.
Chris Connery is a Professor of Literature at UCSC and Professor of Cultural Studies at Shanghai University.
The Center for Cultural Studies hosts a weekly Wednesday colloquium featuring work by faculty and visitors. The sessions consist of a 40-45 minute presentation followed by discussion. We gather at noon, with presentations beginning at 12:15 PM. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunches; the Center provides coffee, tea, and cookies.
All Center for Cultural Studies events are free and open to the public. Staff assistance is provided by the Institute for Humanities Research.