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Necropolitics and biopoetics: War, Capital, and the Body in Contemporary Colombian Film

Secondary reading

  • Antebi, Susan and Beth E. Jörgensen Eds. (2017), ‘Introduction’ to Libre acceso – Latin American Literature and Film through Disability Studies (New York: State University of New York Press, pp. 1-26 (for Porfirio) (Moodle)
  • Foucault, Michel (1997) ‘17 March 1976 – from the power of sovereignty to the power over life…’, in Society Must be DefendedLectures at the College de France, 1975-1976 (New York: Picador), pp. 239-264. (Moodle)
  • Gleghorn, Charlotte (2013), ‘Reconciliación en minga: Indigenous Video and Social Justice in Colombia’, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies Vol. 22, No. 2; pp.169-194
  • Harvey, David (2004) ‘The “New” Imperialism: Accumulation by Dispossession’, in Socialist Register, pp. 63-87. 
  • Mbembe, Achille (2003), ‘Necropolitics’ trans. Libby Meintjes, in Public Culture 15(1): 11–40.

  • McRuer, Robert (2006), Crip Theory: Signs of Queerness and Disability (intro and chapter 1). 
  • Montag, Warren (2013) ‘Necro-economics – Adam Smith and Death in the Life of the Universal’ in Timothy Campbell and Adam Sitze eds, Biopolitics: A Reader (Durham: Duke University Press), pp. 193-214. (Moodle)
  • Schiwy, Freya (2008), ‘Indigenous Media and the End of the Lettered City’ in Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, 17:1, pp. 23-40
  • (2009) Andeanizing Film – Decolonization, The Andes and the Question of Technology (Rutgers, 2009) (for comparison with País sin dueños).