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CANCELLED: Border Environments Symposium

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Klarman Hall, G42
232 East Ave, Ithaca, NY 14853

This event has been cancelled

Join the Lake Erie Latin American Culture Studies for short, provocative presentations and exciting discussions around five lines of inquiry:

Communities: human and nonhuman groups, collectives, cultures, identities, experts
and laypersons, social identities, social movements, migrations, ecocentrism,
environmental justice, activisms, speciesism.

Security/insecurity: practices; symbols; rhetoric; interdependence; vulnerability;
culpability; fear; globalization; hyperactivism; marginality; art activism; visuality;

Infrastructures: material and spectral ontologies; zones of surveillance, carcerality, and
sacrifice; processes of quantification, standardization, optimization, disembodiment; geobio-
techno political assemblages.

Waste: cross border flows and impacts of material waste, cultural concepts of waste, and
construction of certain bodies (human and nonhuman) as waste.

Materialities: stewardship of land, extractivist logic, quarantine, considerations of
scale, change of status of matter, evanescence and spectrality, resistance and performance

Free and open to the public

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