Ani Maitra

Ani Maitra is associate professor of Film and Media Studies at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. He is the author of Identity, Mediation, and the Cunning of Capital (forthcoming with Northwestern University Press in May 2020).

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President Donald Trump talks to reporters before signing the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, on March 27, 2020 (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) Views
Monday, March 30, 2020
COVID-19 and the Neoliberal State of Exception
In late February 2020, the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben criticised the Italian media and government for prescribing quarantining and social distancing without sufficient evidence that COVID-19 was any different from the usual influenza virus. For Agamben, these measures created what he has...
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