The Global Popular Conference

The Global Popular Conference

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November 11 to 132016
Wallis Annenberg Conference Rm., SSMS 4315, UCSB
Michael Curtin, co-sponsor

Culturally and politically, we now inhabit the realm of the global-popular. And yet, the two terms whose hyphenated conjugation names our contemporaneity remain notoriously vague and widely contested. Following a preliminary workshop held in April, the two-day international conference seeks to theorize this conjugation. Our objective is to develop the categories and frameworks that capture the multi-sited and multiscalar fecundities of the global-popular without capitulating to a universal teleology or resorting to simplistic binaries of general/particular, center/periphery, and complicity/resistance.