The Fetishism of Colonial Commodities and the Intimacies of Four Continents

a lecture by Lisa Lowe
April 5, Thursday (rescheduled from March 22)
4 to 6 pm
Lisa Lowe, Comparative Literature, UC San Diego
This lecture revisits Marx’s fetishism of commodities and nineteenth-century liberal policies of “free trade” in relation to products (like tea, sugar, cottons, and opium) that expressed the colonial and imperial relations between Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, NYU
20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

For more information, please contact the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at 212-992-9650.
Co-sponsored by the NYU Program in Asian/Pacific/American Studies and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality.