UIC Institute for the Humanities


This group focuses on the ways that racism and capitalism inform the logics and practices of the contemporary U.S. empire both within the U.S. and across the globe. Much of our scholarship revolves around two themes: the expansion of the security state and struggles against imperial racism.


Race & US Empire Working Group: Book Discussion  Add To Calendar

November 30, 2017 from 12:30-2:00

Location: Institute for the Humanities, lower level Stevenson Hall

Book Discussion:  Avery Gordon’s book, The Hawthorn Archive: Letters from the Utopian Margins (Fordham University Press, 2017)

The meeting will be organized as a book discussion. Please plan to complete some or all of the reading before attending.


  • Date(s): Thursday, 11/30 12:30 PM to Thursday, 11/30 2:00 PM
  • Address: 701 South Morgan St.
  • Location: Chicago, IL, USA
  • Contact: Linda Vavra
  • Email: lvavra@uic.edu
  • Website: https://huminst.uic.edu/
  • Phone: (312) 996-6352


Nadine Suleiman Naber, Gender and Women's Studies, Global Asian Studies, and Arab American Cultural Center

Andy Clarno, Sociology
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