The Future of Struggle: The Changing Repertoires of Collective Action
“Political Economy of Riot 1347-2015”
Monday, November 7, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White
“Poetics of Riot, 1967-68”
Tuesday, November 8, 4pm, 6191 Helen C. White
“Insurrection and Communist Strategy” (Open Seminar for Students, Faculty and Public)
Wednesday, November 9, 12:00 noon, 8108 Social Science
JOSHUA CLOVER is Professor of English at the University of California, Davis. He specializes in 20th/21st century poetry and poetics, Marxism, political economy, world-systems analysis, crisis theory and cultures of finance, with an interest in environment, feminism, and political struggle in literature. A widely published and translated essayist, poet, and cultural theorist, his most recent books are Red Epic and Riot.Strike.Riot: The New Era of Uprisings, a theorization of riot as historical phenomenon which opens onto a revised history of capital accumulation (forthcoming from Verso in 2016).