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Stream "Unpayable Debt" with Denise Ferreira da Silva

"Unpayable Debt" with Denise Ferreira da Silva, from the GEM Lab's 2020-21 Seminar in Media and Political Theory series, Race Critical Theories, is now available to stream on our video page. In the talk, Dr. da Silva, Professor and Director of the Social Justice Institute at UBC, draws on her forthcoming book Unpayable Debt. The video also features a Q&A with participants.

About the author: Dr. Denise Ferreira da Silva is Professor and Director of The Social Justice Institute at the University of British Columbia. An academic and practicing artist, Dr. da Silva's work addresses the ethico-political challenges of the global present. She is the author of Toward a Global Idea of Race (University of Minnesota Press, 2007), A Dívida Impagavel (Oficina da Imaginaçāo Política and Living Commons, 2019), Unpayable Debt (Stenberg/MIT Press, forthcoming) and co-editor (with Paula Chakravartty) of Race, Empire, and the Crisis of the Subprime (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), among many others.

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