Anniversary Conference: Where are we now? Lecture by Rita Segato

Rita Segato

In her analysis of colonial modernity, Rita Segato accords central stage to the most drastic form of reification. She describes how the »pedagogy of cruelty« turns living beings into dead objects, and uses them to erect mandates that compensate those complicit with the order of violence.     The conference celebrating the ifk’s 30th anniversary surveys the history and state-of the-art of paradigms of Kulturwissenschaften/cultural studies and probes modes of the study of culture/s within and beyond the university. More ...