Conference Announcement — Neoliberalism, Its Ontology and Genealogy: The Work and Context of Philip Mirowski

Conference schedule, March 17-18, 2017.


boundary 2 is pleased to announce Neoliberalism, Its Ontology and Genealogy: The Work and Context of Philip Mirowski, a conference at the University of Pittsburgh. All talks will appear on boundary 2’s YouTube channel after the conference.


Friday, March 17, 2017

1:30pm EST – Panel: Bruce Robbins and Chris Connery

Liberal Elites – Bruce Robbins, Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities, Columbia University

China: Neoliberal Constellations and the Left – Chris Connery, Professor of Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz

3:00pm EST Rethinking the Knowledge Problem: Preserving Professional Judgment in an Era of Metric Power – Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law, Francis King Carey School of Law, University of Maryland

4:30pm EST – Keynote: Hell is Truth Seen Too Late – Philip Mirowski, Carl E. Koch Professor of Economics and Policy Studies and the History of the Philosophy of Science, University of Notre Dame

Saturday, March 18, 2017

9:00am EST – Panel: Leah Feldman and Christian Thorne

Post-Soviet, Neoliberal, New Right Formations – Leah Feldman, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Chicago

The Paleo-Neo and the New New: Periodizing Liberalism – Christian Thorne, Professor of English, Williams College

10:45am EST – Mirowski as Critic of the Digital – David Golumbia, Associate Professor of English, Virginia Commonwealth University

1:30pm EST – The Cultural Fantasy-Work of Neoliberalism – Donald E. Pease, Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, Dartmouth College

3:00pm EST – Serious Crises: Rethinking the Neoliberal Subject – Annie McClanahan, Assistant Professor of English, University of California, Irvine

4:30pm EST – Fuck Work – James Livingston, Professor of History, Rutgers



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