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Precarity, Grievability, Speech, and Assembly: Reflections on Judith Butler’s Visit to Tufts

On April 3rd, 2017, Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley visited Tufts to deliver a lecture entitled “The Politics of Human Rights.” This lecture considered the operations of human rights in critical language … Continue reading

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Legacies of Political Violence in Latin America- A Book Talk by Roddy Brett & Kimberly Theidon

Event Summary by Allyson Hawkins At what point and for what reasons does political violence evolve into genocide? When, if at all, does a genocide end? Does post-conflict violence constitute a legacy of genocide or its continuance? On September 15, … Continue reading

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