Darts and Letters: EP9: The Founding Grift

A denunciation of the credentialed elite class that serves capitalism while insisting on its own progressive heroismListen here. (@58:36) Catherine Liu is a professor of film and media studies at UC Irvine and the author of the new polemic Virtue Hoarders: The Case Against the Professional Managerial Class. She takes PMCs for scolding the working class, and for upholding their big grift: meritocracy.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

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Art and Posthumanism: Cary Wolfe in conversation with Art after Nature series editors Giovanni Aloi and Caroline Picard.

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Life in Plastic: Petrochemical fantasies and synthetic sensibilities, with Caren Irr, Lisa Swanstrom, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Daniel Worden.

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Live: A book launch for We Are Meant to Rise at Next Chapter Booksellers features Carolyn Holbrook, David Mura, Douglas Kearney, Melissa Olson, Said Shaiye, and Kao Kalia Yang.