Three fall 2017 visitors

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RiVAL is pleased to welcome three visiting speakers/presenters this fall. Oct 27 – Anti-Ethnography film screening: Indigenous responses to colonial gaze with Brooklyn-based Ojibwe film-makers Adam Khalil and Zack Khalil, noon-2pm at RiVAL: a curated selection of video works which examines the violence inherent in the ethnographic impulse, and unveils the absurd fetishism underpinning the […]

Notes towards a materialist theory of revenge: The lives of witches

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This intentionally provocative paper makes three interwoven arguments. First, that the rise of the far-right and of authoritarian and fascistic and fundamentalist regimes and organizations around the world (but especially in the country of the essay’s focus: the US) signals the emergence of a “revenge politics.” This term is here explored in two figures, one […]

The ReImagining Value Action Lab

Introducing: The ReImagining Value Action Lab

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It’s with great pleasure that I can introduce the ReImagining Value Action Lab (RiVAL) through its website. My name is Max Haiven and I am director of the Lab and Canada Research Chair in Culture, Media and Social Justice at Lakehead University, in Thunder Bay on Anishinaabe territory under the Robinson-Superior Treaty (Ontario, Canada). I […]