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April 11-13: Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies



Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies

a conference with keynotes by Fred Moten and Sianne Ngai

Friday through Sunday, April 11-13

To live labor is to negotiate the extended processes of reproducing ourselves and others. To live labor is to engage the material conditions that traverse personhood and thinghood. To live labor is to attend to the forces, resonances, and energies that intertwine in the affects and objects of everyday life. For this reason, Living Labor: Marxism and Performance Studies invites submissions that explore the intersections of performance studies and Marxist philosophies. Papers may intervene at points of seeming incompatibility, address convergences, or look forward to emerging discourses relating to this nexus.

Department of Performance Studies Studio
721 Broadway, Room 612

For panel times, other details and more information, please visit livinglaborconference.tumblr.com or contact the NYU Department of Performance Studies.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Department of Performance Studies; and the Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Department of Art & Public Policy; Department of English; Department of Media, Culture & Communication; and Department of Art & Art Professions.



This event is free and open to the public.  Venue is wheelchair accessible.

Facebook event page here.



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