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Politics and the punk archives: Commodities, bodies and symbols

Event #1336
Politics and the punk archives: Commodities, bodies and symbols
When: 

Sunday, May 27, 2018

09:00 - 10:00
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Where: 

Riddell Centre - RC 175

Series: 
Association event
Who can attend: 
General public
Language: 
English

Judith Peraino of Cornell University is a feminist music scholar, queer theorist, and co-curator of the “Anarchy in the Archives” exhibition drawn from the Cornell Library’s Rare Book and Manuscript Collection. Her talk will investigate the multivalent political meanings that emerge from punk material culture, the symbols that proliferate therein, and the performing bodies that create and bear punk the signs of punk ideologies.

With financial support from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences International Keynote Speaker Support Fund.

Speakers: Judith Peraino, Professor of Music, Cornell University