Friday, February 19, 2016

Program Available: Southern Capitalisms

“Southern Capitalisms” is a graduate student conference to be held on March 4-5, 2016, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. The program for the meeting has now been posted on the conference website. Session topics include "Crossing Borders: The Mechanisms of Capital Expansion"; "Migrant Entrepreneurs"; "Black Bodies, Capital, and Ideas in Motion"; "Artistic Entrepreneurship: Contesting and Creating Narratives";"Envisioning Southern Growth";  "Precarity and Coercion: Southern Labor Regimes"; "Governing Production: The Politics of Land Expropriation, Food, and Labor"; and "Internal Improvements: Institution-Building in the 'South'."

The keynote speaker for the conference will be Julia Ott of the New School. Conference organizers are Paige Glotzer and Jessica Levy, both Ph.D. candidates in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins University.

For additional information, please consult the conference website.