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April 2021 Meeting: Schuller’s The Biopolitics of Feeling

April 28, 2021

Our April, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. April 28 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Kyla Schuller’s 2018 monograph The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century, especially the introduction, “Sentimental … Continued

April 2021 Meeting Announcement

April 5, 2021

LMCC’s next meeting will take place Wednesday, April 28 at 5:30pm est! For our April meeting, we will be reading and discussing the introduction to Kyla Schuller’s 2018 monograph The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century. … Continued

March 2021 Meeting: Hogarth’s Medicalizing Blackness

March 31, 2021

Our March, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. March 31 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Rana A. Hogarth’s Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840, especially: Prologue Introduction An additional chapter of … Continued

March 2021 Meeting Announcement

March 19, 2021

LMCC’s next meeting will take place Wednesday, March 31 at 5:30pm est! For our March meeting, we will be reading and discussing the introduction to Rana A. Hogarth’s 2017 book Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. In … Continued

Feb. 2021 Meeting: Wald’s Contagious

February 25, 2021

Our February, 2021 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. Feb. 24 at 5:30pm est via Zoom. We focused on Priscilla Wald’s Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the Outbreak Narrative, especially: Introduction Chapter 1: “Imagined Immunities: The Epidemiology of Belonging” (optional) … Continued

Feb. 2021 Meeting Announcement

January 29, 2021

LMCC returns in spring 2021 with our first meeting of the semester: Wednesday, February 24 at 5:30pm est! For our February meeting, we will be reading and discussing the introduction to Priscilla Wald’s 2008 book Contagious: Cultures, Carriers, and the … Continued

Nov. 2020 Meeting: Puar’s The Right to Maim

November 18, 2020

Our November, 2020 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. Nov. 18 at 5:30pm via Zoom. We focused on Jasbir K. Puar’s The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability, especially: Preface: “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” Introduction: “The Cost of Getting … Continued

Sept. 2020 Meeting: Knadler’s Vitality Politics

September 30, 2020

Our September, 2020 meeting of LMCC took place on Wed. Sept. 30 at 5:30pm via Zoom. We focused on Stephen Knadler’s Vitality Politics: Health, Debility, and the Limits of Black Emancipation, especially the introduction, “Ill-Defined Emancipations.” If you missed the … Continued

Feb. 2020 Meeting: Foucault’s The Birth of the Clinic

February 12, 2020

Our February, 2020 meeting of LMCC took place on Tues. Feb. 11 from 5:00pm-6:30pm. We focused on Michael Foucault’s 1973 text The Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception, especially the Preface and Chapter 1, “Spaces and Classes.” … Continued