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Friday, 07 January

316. Surplus Value, Surplus Life

1:45–3:00 p.m., 304C, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Sociological Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Neferti Xina M. Tadiar, Barnard Coll.

1. “(Cannibal) Politics of the Belly: Transplantation Ghettoes and Textual-Somatic Form,” Rachel C. Lee, Univ. of California, Los Angeles

2. “Vital(ity) Economies: Indian Surrogacy and US Middle-Class Dependence on Employable Mothers,” Kalindi Vora, Univ. of California, San Diego

3. “Surplus People, Repurposed Forms: Global Apartheid,” Jennifer A. Wenzel, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor

4. “Trial by Accident: Experiment and the Production of Surplus,” Melinda Cooper, Univ. of Sydney

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