Joshua Clover, English, University of California, Davis

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

A man with short white hair looks intently into the camera. He wears tortoise-shell acetate eyeglasses with round lenses, a pink-and-white striped button-down shirt, and a black blazer. He is stands outdoors where an overhang of some kind can be seen, along with the suggestion of building facades.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).