Reading List

Reading Lists for 2020-2021 (Definitive Version, July 30, 2020)

 

Lecture One (SOC 3): Global Inequalities

Notes for Lecture on Inequalities

Part 1. Decolonizing the Debate about Global Inequalities: https://youtu.be/fcVQFUMQjv8

Part 2. Marx and the Concept of Primitive Accumulation: https://youtu.be/ec5UJpY08qE

Part 3. Primitive Accumulation as Ongoing Process: https://youtu.be/dSQBtWEzQcc

Supplementary Interview with Mohammed Elnaiem: https://youtu.be/xj6ty4ZIQc0

 

Lecture 2 (SOC 3): Borders

Notes for Lecture on Borders

Part 1. Borders and Sovereignty: https://youtu.be/nygIauQl33o

Part 2. Border as Wall or Border as Method? https://youtu.be/WQSIdw8CPZk

Part 3. Border Imperialism and Thinking from the Border: https://youtu.be/V9VwxuJGrbo

Supplementary Interview with Matt Sedillo: https://youtu.be/pGFxImGTpsg

 

Lecture 4 (SOC 12): Imperialism, Marxism, Anti-colonialism

Notes for Lecture on Imperialism, Marxism, Anticolonialism

Part 1. https://youtu.be/wrE3vZ8KmFE

Part 2. https://youtu.be/zbKL9Mnm5eo

Part 3. https://youtu.be/ua9nJrk72n0

Part 4. https://youtu.be/EBPxlkzl-jg

 

Lecture: Struggles for Self Determination

Notes for Lecture on Struggles for Self-Determination in 21st Century

Part 1: Anticolonial Worldmaking. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrvCmrXljiY

Part 2: Still Freedom Time? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-QTa8FPL8s

Part 3: The End of Liberation? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQUb0-vOWKc

Part 4: Jumpstarting the Dialectic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIzpN0Am8hU

 

Lecture: Abolitionism

Notes for Lecture on Abolitionism

Part 1: Are Prisons Obsolete? https://youtu.be/lgIpWxsnoas

Part 2: Californication.https://youtu.be/Ohw7BZIk9fQ

Part 3: Abolition as Praxis. https://youtu.be/UIRRB8Ny-qM

 

Lecture: Covid-19

Notes for Lecture on COVID-19

Part 1: COVID-19 and the Technique of Biopolitics. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytz1kLwIMwc

Part 2: Beyond the Control Society. COVID-19 as Panendemic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UuzzNzYccE

Part 3: COVID-19 and the Rebirth of Communism? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N81EqOF4c8M

Part 4: COVID-19 as a Plague of Capitalism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4YtPOcoMPE

 

Lecture: Capitalism and Climate Catastrophe

Notes for Lecture on Capitalism and Climate Catastrophe

Part 1: Rethinking Capitalism in the Web of Life. https://youtu.be/7lkQJYglZI0

Part 2: Decolonizing the Anthropocene. https://youtu.be/o48ANpH2HzY

Part 3: What Is to Be Done? https://youtu.be/h7knZuY_V8c

 

Lecture: Democracy and Capitalism

Notes for Lecture on Democracy and Capitalism

Part 1: An End to Capitalism? https://youtu.be/qG2k850hVug

Part 2: Legitimation Crisis? https://youtu.be/zhuxzMZpz3E

Part 3: The Passive Revolution in India. https://youtu.be/695XHlDeBbc

Part 4: Alternative Models of Democracy. https://youtu.be/k6uEzBoCLl4

 

Lecture: Nations, Nation-states, and Postcolonialism

Notes for Lecture on Nations, Nation-States, and Postcolonialism

Part 1: The Nation as an Imagined Community. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGh4At6_c08

Part 2: Postcolonial Critiques of Anderson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUC4Vhuotd4

Part 3: Rethinking Modularity and Gendering the Nation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOfIaJ6e8V0

 

Lecture: Nationalism and Racism

Notes for Lecture on Nationalism and Racism

Part 1: Fanon’s “On National Culture”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXinGhy0j08

Part 2: Imagined Communities of Race vs Nation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FEJLUnElF1I

Part 3: Gendering the Nation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysV5aIaB7us

 

Lecture: Environmentalism and Anti-Racism

Notes for Lecture on Environmentalism and Anti-Racism

Part 1: Racism and the Anthropocene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0vRN2KV_hI

Part 2: Climate Apartheid. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-dBFjqlb4Y

Part 3: Decolonization and Environmental Justice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6it_r-KI90