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Nick Serpe, Quinn Slobodian, Alyssa Battistoni, and Adom Getachew

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Dissent Magazine:
Summer 2019 Issue

Date

Sep
8
Sunday
September 8, 2019
7:00 PM

Location

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

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Harvard Book Store welcomes senior editor NICK SERPE, guest editor QUINN SLOBODIAN, and contributors ALYSSA BATTISTONI and ADOM GETACHEW for a panel discussion of Dissent Magazine's most recent issue, "What Is the Nation Good For?"

About Dissent

Dissent is a quarterly magazine of politics and ideas. Founded by Irving Howe and Lewis Coser in 1954, it quickly established itself as one of America’s leading intellectual journals and a mainstay of the democratic left. Dissent has published articles by Hannah Arendt, Richard Wright, Norman Mailer, A. Philip Randolph, Michael Harrington, Dorothy Day, Bayard Rustin, Czesław Miłosz, Barbara Ehrenreich, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Chinua Achebe, Ellen Willis, Octavio Paz, Martha Nussbaum, Roxane Gay, and many others.

Adom Getachew
Adom Getachew

Adom Getachew

Adom Getachew is the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College at the University of Chicago. She holds a joint PhD in Political Science and African-American Studies from Yale University. She is the author of Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination.

Alyssa Battistoni
Alyssa Battistoni

Alyssa Battistoni

Alyssa Battistoni is an Environmental Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment. She works on topics related to political economy, environmental politics, feminism, and the history of political thought, and writes about related issues for publications including Dissent, n+1, The Nation, and Jacobin, where she is on the editorial board. Her book A Planet to Win: Why We Need a Green New Deal, co-written with Kate Aronoff, Daniel Aldana Cohen, and Thea Riofrancos, is out this fall with Verso.

Nick Serpe
Nick Serpe

Nick Serpe

Nick Serpe is a senior editor at Dissent. He covers cinema, political economy, and technology, and his writing has recently appeared in Jacobin, Logic, and New Labor Forum. He is a former bookseller at the Harvard Book Store.

Quinn Slobodian
Quinn Slobodian

Quinn Slobodian

Quinn Slobodian is Associate Professor of History at Wellesley College. He is an historian of modern German and international history and the author of Globalists: The End of Empire and the Birth of Neoliberalism, Foreign Front: Third World Politics in Sixties West Germany, the editor of Comrades of Color: East Germany in the Cold War World, and is co-editing a volume on neoliberalism with Dieter Plehwe and Philip Mirowski. He also comments on current events and has recent bylines in the New York Times, the New Statesman and the Baffler.

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