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Walter Benn Michaels: Race, Class and Donald Trump

Walter Benn Michaels

Thursday, November 16, 2017
35 p.m.


CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg South , 1113
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The politics of inequality now

This talk will be about two different ways of understanding economic inequality in the U.S. and will argue not only that it’s conceptually  important to distinguish between them but also that it’s politically important to choose between them.

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Walter Benn Michaels has just completed a new book, The Beauty of a Social Problem; Photography, Autonomy and Political Economy, forthcoming in Spring 2015 from the University of Chicago Press.


This event is sponsored by the Advancing Intercultural Studies project and the UCR Center for Ideas and Society through a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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