Workshop by Prof. Christopher Breu 07/21/16: “The Power of Things: Biopolitics and Material Culture”
Prof. Christopher Breu
(Illinois State University)
The Power of Things: Biopolitics and Material Culture
Thursday, July 21, 4-6pm (16-18 Uhr)
Course room in English Department Library
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
ChrstopherBreu, professor at the English Department of Illinois State University, Normal, is the author of Insistence of the Material: Literature in the Age of Biopolitics (Minnesota 2014) and Hard-Boiled Masculinities (Minnesota 2005), and works on the intersection and possible tension between biopolitics and material culture studies.
The workshop takes place as part of the Advanced Research Seminar offered by Prof. Scheiding.
Everyone interested please see contact information for preparatory material.
Download the poster here.
Prof. Dr. Oliver Scheiding
Transnational American Studies Institute
Dr. René Dietrich
DFG Research Project
„Biopolitics andNative American Life Writing“