Confronting Everyday Precarity: a panel discussion
APR 08, 2021 | 12:00 PM TO 1:30 PM
April 08, 2021: 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Society and Protest Workshop
The Society and Protest Workshop presents "Confronting Everyday Precarity", a panel discussion with Wilson Sherwin and Javier Auyero and Omar Sirri.
Everyday precarity will explore quotidian encounters in which people confront spaces and practices of precarity ranging from working conditions to urban checkpoints to the need for food, shelter, and safety. The panelists will explore such themes as active resistance, survival strategies, and the role of affect and connections to the built environment. Drawing on ethnographic work in Argentina, the United States, and post-war Baghdad, their rich research pushes us theoretically while centering the agentive practices of those confronting the precarious everday.
Javier Auyero, University of Texas–Austin
Wilson Sherwin, The Graduate Center
Omar Sirri, University of Toronto
Jillian Schwedler, Hunter College and The Graduate Center
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