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The (Laboring) Elephant in the Room

admin 24/03/2013

One of the major themes of Duke’s 7th annual Feminist Theory Workshop this weekend was  the condition of precarity. The initial conversation and configurations of the discussion of precarity revolved around the ethics of a privileged relation of the academic/scholar/researcher to an object of study that exists in precarity. However, it seemed to me, and many others, that the discussion of the ethics of such a position did not sufficiently acknowledge those of us at the… The (Laboring) Elephant in the Room

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