High Stakes Culture: The Power of the Pronoun

September 24, 5:30-7:00 pm
in the Atrium, 202 S. Thayer

The current debate over gender-neutral pronouns plays out on college campuses, on social media, and in offices across the country. Why are we thinking about pronouns in new ways? What are the politics and the history of the pronoun? And what do the conversations we are having about them reveal about American culture in this moment? 

Collaboratory team’s successful “Book Sprint”: Precarity Lab members write book in less than a week.

In May, members of the Precarity Lab retreated to the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta, Canada to participate in a Book Sprint, “an immersive adventure in group-collaboration and shared authorship.” Team members returned with accounts of an exceptionally productive experience and a manuscript for a book entitled Technoprecarious.