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september, 2018

24sep5:30 pm7:00 pmPassion and Danger in the Age of Trump with Deborah GouldAffect Studies Seminar


Event Details

Deborah writes, “Taking the motion in emotion as my starting point, this talk wonders about reason, the passions, and the political in the age of Trump.”

Affect Studies Seminar event

About the Speaker

Deborah Gould is Associate Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Cruz. Her first book, Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS (2009) won the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Best Book Award form the American Sociological Association’s Political Sociology Section in 2010. Professor Gould was involved in ACT UP/Chicago for many years, and later involved in Queer to the Left and Feel Tank Chicago. She is now working on a second book, also about political emotion, called Appetites, Encounters, and the Not-Yet of Politics: A Solidarities Project.



(Monday) 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Columbia University Faculty House


The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality is the locus of interdisciplinary feminist and queer scholarship and teaching at Columbia University.

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