Zoom Info: https://uci.zoom.us/j/96478128321

About the talk:
Du Bois’s understanding of the modern world order as founded on the linked phenomena of racial hierarchy, imperial domination, and capitalist exploitation constituted a radical challenge to the dominant conception of an international community of free and equal sovereign nations. Drawing on recent work with Jennifer Pitts, this talk reconstructs Du Bois’s "strategies of disclosure” —the analytic and rhetorical tools—he employed to surface the problem of empire in international thought.

About the speaker:
Adom Getachew is the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago, and prize-winning author of Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination (2020 Princeton).

 

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