What Counts as Work? Who Counts as a Worker?
Public presentations from participants in the UC Humanities Network working group on the Humanities and Changing Conceptions of Work, “Working at Living: The Social Relations of Precarity.” Informed by feminist, ethnic, and cultural studies, the group takes an interdisciplinary, global, and intersectional approach to understanding sociocultural inequalities.
2-2:15 Greetings and Introduction
Eileen Boris (UCSB), PI and Leigh Dodson (UCSB), Graduate Participant??
2:15-2:45? Thinking About Work?
Noah Zatz (UCLA) and Eileen Boris??
2:45-3:15 Work, Affect, and Emotional Labor
Maurizia Boscagli (UCSB) and Kalindi Vora (UCSD)
3:45-4:15 Rethinking Bondage
Aisha Finch?(UCLA) and Piya Chatterjee (UCR, now Scripps College)
4:15-4:45 The Fetish of Development
Tiffany Willoughby-Herard (UCI) and Eileen Boris??
4:45-5:15 Getting By: Survival Strategies in Precarious Times
Lalaie Ameeriar (UCSB), Leigh Dodson, Fatima El-Tayeb?(UCSD)
5:15-5:45 Roundtable Discussion
5:45-6 Concluding Comments