Humanities on the Edge Lecture Videos

Imre Szeman

November 14, 2014

"On Empty: The Cultural Politics of Oil."

Imre Szeman is Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies and Professor of English, Film Studies, and Sociology at the University of Alberta.

Dierdre McCloskey

November 14, 2014

"Humanomics: Or, Why Neo-Classical, Neo-Marxist, and Neo-Institutionalist Views of History and the Economy are Wrong."

Dierdre McCloskey is Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Joshua Clover

November 14, 2014

"Is Crisis Theory?"

Joshua Clover is Professor of English at the University of California - Davis.

Carsten Strathausen

November 14, 2014

"Bio-Capitalism and the Crisis of Economics."

Carsten Strathausen is Professor of German and English at the University of Missouri.

Kristin Ross

November 14, 2014

"Communal Luxury."

Kristin Ross is Professor of Comparative Literature at New York University.

E. Patrick Johnson

November 14, 2014

"Going Home Ain't Always Easy: Performance and Ethics in the Black Gay South."

E. Patrick Johnson is Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University.