A Fabric Instead of a Lecture ~ From Month to Month

Seminar 2 (February 2023) online

For this session, we read Chapter 5 “The Value of Second Skins” and chapter 6 “Feeling Bodies, Jeans, Justice of the book Fires on the Border, the Passionate Politics of Organising on the Mexican Frontera by Rosemary Hennessy. This is a fantastic book, which brings together ideas from queer and feminist gender politics and Marxism, using concrete examples gathered from interviews with textile works in factories along the US/Mexican border.

reading:

Hennessy, Rosemary. Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labour Organising on the Mexican Frontera. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. Chapter 5 + 6.

additional reading:

Hennessy, Rosemary. Fires on the Border: The Passionate Politics of Labour Organising on the Mexican Frontera. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. Introduction + Chapter "The Materiality of Affect."

 

Seminar 1 (November 2022) in Arnhem

Information to be added.

 

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