The Fetishism of Colonial Commodities and the Intimacies of Four Continents

a lecture by Lisa Lowe April 5, Thursday (rescheduled from March 22) 4 to 6 pm Lisa Lowe, Comparative Literature, UC San Diego This lecture revisits Marx’s fetishism of commodities and nineteenth-century liberal policies of “free trade” in relation to products (like tea, sugar, cottons, and opium) that expressed the colonial and imperial relations between […]