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Death By Numbers: On Dispossession and the Black Mediterranean

UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Irvine
HIB 135
5-6:30PM on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
Co-sponsored by the Department of African American Studies, the Department of Gender & Sexuality and the School of Humanities

In this presentation, SA Smythe addresses recent changes in the regulation of legal residency and pathways to citizenship in Italy. Smythe thinks alongside Trans Studies and Black Studies scholars regarding the banality of cultural and political citizenship. Their aim is to resist normative regimes of representation that disregard the “other” in contemporary European migration.