The RITM Lecture Series is presented each semester in conjunction with the RITM Seminar.

Lectures are recorded only with the consent of the presenter. Scroll down for a full list of speakers.

October 3, 2019

Virtual Violence: Trauma & Memory in Gina Kim’s “Dongducheun/Bloodless”

Grace Kungwon Hong, Professor of Gender Studies and Asian American Studies, UCLA

October 10, 2019

Savage States: Settler Governance in an Age of Sorrow

Audra Simpson, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

October 31, 2019

Operationalizing Racial Capitalism: Administrative Power and Ordinary Violence

Jodi Melamed, Associate Professor of English, Marquette University

November 14, 2019

A New Jim Code? Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination in Everyday Life

Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University

November 21, 2019

Inefficient Feeling: Care as Revolutionary Praxis at the End of Society

Kalindi Vora, Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, UC Davis