Photography and the Bio-politics of Fear: Witnessing the Philippine Drug War

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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Kaprielian Hall (KAP), KAP 352
3620 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089

One of the earliest and most graphic responses to the current Philippine drug war has been the work of photojournalists. How has the drug war, by instilling a bio-politics of fear, transformed their ways of seeing? What becomes of justice amid images of injustice under a regime of fear?

Presented by Vicente L. Rafael,
Giovanni and Amne Costigan Professor in History
at the University of Washington, Seattle.

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Lecture / Talk / Workshop


Students, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus


diversity, Dornsife, American Studies and Ethnicity

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