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

 

Biopower/Geopower

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.​

 

Bio:

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.

http://romancestudies.unc.edu/faculty/federico-luisetti/