International Conference “The Failure of Knowledge – Knowledges of Failure” : May 4 – 6, 2023

International conference of the DFG research network “The Failure of Knowledge – Knowledges of Failure.” Hosted by the Institute for American Studies at University of Mannheim.

The event is open to the public.
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Adrian Daub (Stanford University)
“Managing Failure: Discourses around ‘Political Correctness’ and ‘Cancel Culture’ as Fables of Disinvestment”

Jack Halberstam (Columbia University)
“The Failure of Community”

Heather Houser (University of Texas/Austin)
“When Climate Knowledge Becomes Atmospheric”

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