Bodies That Still Matter: UNU-GCM Annual Guest Lecture by Judith Butler

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2015•11•05    19:00 - 20:00

    The UNU Institute of Golbalization, Culture and Mobility (UNU-GCM) will host their Annual Lecture on 05 November 2015, organised 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 Cuerpos que aún importan (Bodies That Still Matter) that will focus 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 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.

    For registration information, visit the event page on the Centre de Cultura Contemporànea de Barcelona (CCCB) website.


    Centre de Cultura Contemporànea de Barcelona (CCCB),
    Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona