• Claudia Rankine and Judith Butler

Morning Program: Imagining Beyond Authoritarianism

Join the UC Berkeley Center for Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry, the International Consortium of Critical Theory Programs, and BAMPFA for the morning program of Imagining Beyond Authoritarianism: Race and Gender in Our Times.

Introductory Remarks

Welcome by Julie Rodrigues, Introduction by Debarati Sanyal and Judith Butler in Osher Theater.

Claudia Rankine in Conversation with Judith Butler

Claudia Rankine will speak from her current work and discuss poetry, prose, despair, exhaustion, illumination, and repair, with a response by Judith Butler followed by a conversation between the two.


Debarati Sanyal, Director of The Center for Interdisciplinary Critical Inquiry, Professor of French, University of California, Berkeley

Judith Butler, Distinguished Professor in the Graduate School, University of California, Berkeley

Claudia Rankine, Poet, playwright, Professor of Creative Writing Program at New York University

Event Accessibility

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