LIVING THE INDEBTED LIFE Pre-Conference Lecture with Prof. Aleksandra Perisic

March 23, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
SJSU Main Campus - Student Union Room: MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center
211 S 9th St
San Jose, CA 95112
Start Date: 3/23/2017 Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 3/23/2017 End Time: 5:30 PM
Event Description:
Alexandra Perisic, from the Modern Languages Department at the University of Miami, will discuss the literary representations of debt as related to the question of immigration. Through a reading of The Belly of the Atlantic (2003), a novel by Senegalese author Fatou Diome, Dr. Perisic analyzes the creation of indebted immigrants in the global economy, concentrating specifically on the connection between debt and precarity, a condition characterized by a lack of economic and social stability and protection.
Location Information:
SJSU Main Campus – Student Union
Room: MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center
Contact Information:
Name: Susan Verducci
Phone: 408.924.4459
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