Andrew Lakoff – 3/25 – The Supply Chain Must Continue: Becoming Essential in the Pandemic

About the event

Please join us for an in-depth conversation with Professor Andrew Lakoff of USC on his recent essay “The Supply Chain Must Continue: Becoming Essential in the Pandemic.”

Andrew Lakoff holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Sociology and Communication. He was trained as an anthropologist of science and medicine, and has conducted research in Argentina, France and the United States. His areas of interest include globalization processes, the history of the human sciences, contemporary social theory, and risk society. His most recent book is Unprepared: Global Health in a Time of Emergency (University of California Press, 2017). Lakoff’s next book, co-authored with Stephen J. Collier, is entitled The Government of Emergency: Vital Systems Security and the Birth of American Biopolitics.

The event will take place virtually on Thursday March 25th at 4:30pm. Please RSVP for the event here to receive the zoom link and access an additional text “The Vulnerability of Vital Systems” that Prof Lakoff will be discussing.