UNU-GCM is pleased to announce its Annual Guest Lecture on November 5th 2015, organized in collaboration with the Centre de Cultura Contemporànea de Barcelona (CCCB) at their premises. Professor Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, will deliver a lecture entitled Bodies That Still Matter that focuses on the concepts of migration, precarity, and grievability.
Professor Butler is the author of numerous key works on political philosophy, ethics, embodiment, gender and queer theory. Among her works are Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (1990), Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex” (1993); Excitable Speech: A Politics of the Performative (1997); Undoing Gender (2004); Precarious Life (2004); Giving an Account of Oneself (2005); Dispossession: The Performative in the Political, together with Athena Anastasiou (2013); Senses of the Subject (2015); and, forthcoming from Harvard University Press in November 2015, Notes Towards a Performative Theory of Assembly.
Tickets will be available on November 5th starting at 11am at the CCCB ticket offices.
The lecture will also be livestreamed in the original English and with a translation to Catalan.
Centre de Cultura Contemporànea de Barcelona (CCCB),
Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona