Biopower / Geopower, Federico Luisetti public lecture – NUI Galaway
Professor Federico Luisetti, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Public Lecture, 12/6/2017, 3-5pm
The Bridge, Hardiman Research Building
Current perspectives on the Anthropocene are reformulating Michel Foucault’s biopolitical paradigm, introducing a discourse on geopower and animistic states of nature that account for the political agency of unfamiliar webs of life and nonlife.
Federico Luisetti is an Italian philosopher and professor of Italian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of several books and essays on philosophy, literature, visual studies, the Avant-gardes, and political thought. He is currently writing a monograph on the states of nature of the Anthropocene.