Virtual ProgramMonday, October 18

12-06 A Discussion of Unlearning: Rethinking Poetics, Pandemics, and the Politics of Knowledge by Charles Briggs

Monday, October 18, 11:15 am–12:45 pm

  session will be recorded and available for later viewing online


Chair: Amy Shuman (The Ohio State University)

Forum participants:

Charles L. Briggs (University of California, Berkeley)

Alex Chavez (University of Notre Dame)

Galit  Hasan-Rokem (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, emerita)

Sadhana Naithani (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

This forum brings together scholars of poetics and performance to engage with Charles Briggs to discuss his new book, Unlearning: Rethinking Poetics, Pandemics, and the Politics of Knowledge. We will address relationships among researchers and practitioners and questions about how rethinking the concepts of (ethno) poetics and performance can illuminate significant societal issues.