MIGC 2017, February 17-18

The 12th annual Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference returns to UWM this Friday, 2/17 – Saturday 2/18. With year’s theme of MOSAIC, MIGC highlights exemplary work by graduate students from across disciplines and across the country. The conference begins at 9:00am on Friday morning and extends through Saturday afternoon with most events taking place in Curtin Hall 175.  http://themigc.com/

Events:

MIGC Brown Bag Discussion: Jason Moore

12:15 pm, Curtin Hall 939
The reading for this brown bag discussion is titled “The Capitalocene Part II” and is available at www.themigc.com (linked on the schedule of events) and at http://www4.uwm.edu/c21/.

MIGC Keynote Lecture: Jason Moore
3:30pm, Curtin Hall 175
Dr. Moore will give a talk entitled “Expulsions, Inclusions, and the Double Valence of Violent Abstraction: How Modernity Works Through Nature to Accumulate Capital and Destroy Lives.”  Dr. Jason W. Moore is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and a member of the governing board for the Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations at Binghamton University. His recent book *Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital* was published by Verso in 2015.