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12:00 pm

Working For Walmart In China: Outsourcing, Gender and Retail Service Floor Struggles with Eileen Otis

November 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Time: 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm Location: 3119 International Center In 2002 Walmart became the first retailer to reach the top of the Fortune 500, replacing car manufacturer General Motors. It is now heralded as a "new template for global capitalism." It's dominance represents a fundamental shift in the economy, with resounding impact for workers […]

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4:00 pm

The Sovereign Lapse: Mediality of the Hunger Strike Form as a Political Medium

November 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Location: 3201 Hart Hall Dr. Özge Serin, professor of politics at Whitman College, will give a talk on histories of radical politics, formations of political subjectivity, and carceral cultures with a particular focus on the ontological structure of hunger striking. An anthropologist who received her PhD from Columbia University […]

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Why weren’t there Slaves in the Golden Age? The Anatomy of an Ancient Debate

November 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:35 pm

Time: 04:00 pm - 05:35 pm Location: 912 Sproul Hall This talk will explore Roman ideas about the origins of slavery and its role in the life of ancient Rome. This event is sponsored by Classics Program For more information please contact: https://classics.ucdavis.edu

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