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Walter Benn Michaels: Race, Class and Donald Trump

Walter Benn Michaels

Thursday, November 16, 2017
  3–5 p.m.

Location: CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg South 1113
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Category: Lecture


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.

Speaker Bio:

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.

Additional Information: Center for Ideas & Society

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Center for Ideas & Society

Contact Information:
Center for Ideas
(951) 827-1556