COMPOSTING #12: Capitalist Ruins

Tuesday November 8, 4-5:30 | Anna Tsing “Sorting out Commodities”  + Laura Bear et al “GEns: A Feminist Manifesto for the Study of Capitalism” | Facilitated by Susie Pratt

Location: Brennan McCallum building, Level 8, SOPHI Common Room, the University of Sydney

Key Reading:

  • Laura Bear, Karen Ho, Anna Tsing and Sylvia Yanagisako “Gens: A Feminist Manifesto for the Study of Capitalism“, Cultural Anthropology, (March 30, 2015).
  • Anna Tsing “Sorting out Commodities: How Capitalist Value is made Through Gifts”, HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, no. 3, vol. 1 (2013: pp 21-39 | if pressed for time pp21–26 and 37-39).

Optional Reading/Listening:

Questions:

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Image Credit: “Matsutake” by the.Firebottle—Licensed under CC By-SA 2.0 

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