Kojin Karatani: Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage

Wednesday, April 23  |  5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences Research Building, Room 122
1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL  60637

In this major, paradigm-shifting work, Kojin Karatani systematically re-reads Marx's version of world history, shifting the focus of critique from modes of production to modes of exchange.

Kojin Karatani is an internationally renowned theorist and philosopher. Previously, he was a professor at Hosei University in Tokyo, Kinki University in Osaka, and Columbia University. Among the dozens of books that he has written in Japanese, four have been translated into English: History and RepetitionTranscritique: On Kant and MarxArchitecture as Metaphor: Language, Number, Money; and Origins of Modern Japanese Literature.

This event is free and open to the public.  Reception to follow.

Sponsored by the Committee on Japanese Studies of the Center for East Asian Studies.

If you require assistance to fully participate, please contact eastasia@uchicago.edu in advance of the program.