Event

Neel Ahuja Talk: Animal Death as National Debility

Please join us for the latest talk in the Critical Anthropocene Speaker Series: Global, Decolonial, Critical Race Approaches for a Multispecies World, with Neel Ahuja, presenting Animal Death as National Debility: Climate, Agriculture, and Syrian War Narrative. This talk is co-sponsored by Society, Politics, Animals and Materialities (SPAM), the Critical Anthropocene Research Group (CARG), and the Colonial, Racial, Indigenous Ecologies Working (CRIE) Working Group.

Neel Ahuja is a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland with appointments in the American Studies Department and the Harriet Tubman Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. At the University of California, Santa Cruz, he is Professor of Feminist Studies and a core faculty member of the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program, where he serves on the advisory board of the Center for Racial Justice. Neel’s research explores the relationship of the body to the geopolitical, environmental, and public health contexts of colonial governance, warfare, and security.