Precarity and Affect

GSF 707S

Explore the two concepts of precarity and affect in terms of their intersection, overlap, and interface: How is affect experienced and produced under conditions of global capitalism and expanding inequity, risk, and insecurity in social living around the world? The course will tack between theoretical and ethnographic studiers of the two concepts, considering their utility, how they can be expanded in other directions, and what an anthropological approach does, our could, lend to these topics.
Cross-Listed As
  • CULANTH 707S
  • LIT 707S
  • SOCIOL 771S
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