Animal Bodies and Biopolitical Thought


WHEN November 29, 2012
6:30-8 PM EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North Part of "Animal Humans" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

This lecture will draw upon recent leading figures in biopolitical thought--Roberto Esposito, Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Judith Butler, Jacques Derrida, and others--to explore the extent to which the distinction between bios (or political form of life) and zoe (or "bare life") that is central to biopolitical thought enables us to think both the commonalities and the differences in the biopolitical plight of human and non-human bodies.

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