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Henry A. Giroux | Disposable Life

Sunday, 01 June 2014 09:19 By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout | Video
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Disposable Life(Image: Histories of Violence)Also see: Henry A. Giroux | Neoliberalism and the Machinery of Disposability and Disposable Futures

To see more articles in the Disposable Futures series, click here.

Launched in January 2014, the histories of violence "Disposable Life" project interrogates the meaning of mass violence and human destruction in the 21st Century. Inviting critical reflections from renowned public intellectuals, artists and writers, this three year project will feature a series of monthly filmed reflections from an illustrious list of participants; a subsequent feature film for public broadcast; accompanying book of complementary essays and associated publications/media articles; along with a series of global events that will bring together the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences to offer innovative and publicly engaging forums to inform debate and rethink the ideals of global citizenship.

Previous talks have included Cynthia Enloe, Simon Critchley, Zygmunt Bauman, & Griselda Pollock. Full details here.

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Henry A. Giroux

Henry A. Giroux currently is the McMaster University Professor for Scholarship in the Public Interest and The Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy. His most recent books include The Violence of Organized Forgetting (City Lights, 2014), Dangerous Thinking in the Age of the New Authoritarianism (Routledge, 2015),  coauthored with Brad Evans, Disposable Futures: The Seduction of Violence in the Age of Spectacle (City Lights, 2015), and America at War with Itself (City Lights, 2016). Giroux is also a member of Truthout's Board of Directors. His website is www.henryagiroux.com.


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Henry A. Giroux | Disposable Life

Sunday, 01 June 2014 09:19 By Henry A. Giroux, Truthout | Video
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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Disposable Life(Image: Histories of Violence)Also see: Henry A. Giroux | Neoliberalism and the Machinery of Disposability and Disposable Futures

To see more articles in the Disposable Futures series, click here.

Launched in January 2014, the histories of violence "Disposable Life" project interrogates the meaning of mass violence and human destruction in the 21st Century. Inviting critical reflections from renowned public intellectuals, artists and writers, this three year project will feature a series of monthly filmed reflections from an illustrious list of participants; a subsequent feature film for public broadcast; accompanying book of complementary essays and associated publications/media articles; along with a series of global events that will bring together the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences to offer innovative and publicly engaging forums to inform debate and rethink the ideals of global citizenship.

Previous talks have included Cynthia Enloe, Simon Critchley, Zygmunt Bauman, & Griselda Pollock. Full details here.

Copyright, Truthout. May not be reprinted without permission.

Henry A. Giroux

Henry A. Giroux currently is the McMaster University Professor for Scholarship in the Public Interest and The Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy. His most recent books include The Violence of Organized Forgetting (City Lights, 2014), Dangerous Thinking in the Age of the New Authoritarianism (Routledge, 2015),  coauthored with Brad Evans, Disposable Futures: The Seduction of Violence in the Age of Spectacle (City Lights, 2015), and America at War with Itself (City Lights, 2016). Giroux is also a member of Truthout's Board of Directors. His website is www.henryagiroux.com.


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