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MLA Subconference: Resisting Vulnerable Times



Angela Mitropolous, “Precari-us?

Rob Horning, “Precarity and Affective Resistance”

Neilson & Rossiter, “From Precarity to Precariousness and Back Again”

Isabell Lorey, “Becoming Common: Precarization as Political Constituting”

Richard Seymour, “We Are All Precarious: On the Concept of the ‘Precariat’ and its Misuses

Jan Breman, “A Bogus Concept,” New Left Review 84 (Nov/Dec 2013)

the Goethe Institut on Prekarität

John Russo, “Paying Attention to the Precariat”

Noam Chomsky, “The Death of American Universities”



The Drama Review, “Precarity and Performance” (Volume 56, Number 4, Winter 2012)

The New Inquiry, “Precarity” (Feb. 2012: No. 1)

eflux journal, “Are You Working Too Much? Post-Fordism, Precarity, and the Labor of Art” (June 2011)

open, “A Precarious Existence. Vulnerability in the Public Domain” (2009/no. 17)

Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor (passim.)



Zygmunt Bauman, Liquid Modernity (Polity, 2000)

Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi, Precarious Rhapsody (Minor Compositions, 2009)

Lauren Berlant, Cruel Optimism (Duke, 2011)

Luc Boltanski & Eve Chiapello, The New Spirit of Capitalism (Verso, 2005)

Nicolas Bourriaud, The Radicant (Lukas & Sternberg, 2009)

Marc Bousquet, How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation (NYU Press, 2008)

Jonathan Crary, 24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep (Verso, 2013)

Ross Perlin, Intern Nation: How to Earn Nothing and Learn Little in the Brave New Economy (Verso, 2012)

Andrew Ross, Nice Work If You Can Get It: Life & Labor in Precarious Times (NYU Press, 2009)

Ivor Southwood, Non-Stop Inertia (Zero Books, 2011)

Paulo Virno, A Grammar of the Multitude (Semiotext(e), 2004)

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