What—or better yet—when is neoliberalism? What determines the concept's legitimacy? How is it deployed in governmental operations? Rendered constitutive of social architectures? Distributed, replicated, and hyperextended over digital networks? How do neoliberalism's economic and social logics mediate concepts of ‘normal’ and ‘deviant’ personalities?

This IHUM reading group will focus on shifting forms of late (or just-in-time) capitalism that can be organized broadly under the term ‘neoliberalism’. The topic will be examined within political, sociological, aesthetic, cultural, and economic contexts through a variety of text genres, including historiographical ethnographies, philosophical arguments, and prose fiction.

During the second semester, we plan to meet on the following days from 12:00-12:50pm in the Mathey College Common Room.

  • February 20
  • March 12
  • March 27
  • April 3
  • A0pril 17

Please email William Stewart at [email protected] if you have any questions.