The Emerging Worlds Initiative Presents:
KAREN Z. HO
The Re-emergence of Crisis Capitalism: Wall Street Investment Bankers and the Global
MONDAY, April 13 / 3:30-5 PM / Humanities 210
Lifelines of the Powerful
TUESDAY, April 14 / 10 AM-12:30 PM / Social Science I, Room 261
An anthropologist who studies cultures of power in the U.S., Professor Ho examines the culture and worldviews of Wall Street financial institutions, the construction of financial markets, and the instigation of global financial crises in Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street (Duke, 2009). She teaches courses on capitalism and globalization, the social construction of whiteness, and the anthropology of work and corporations at the University of Minnesota.
Co-sponsored by Anthropology and the Center for Cultural Studies.
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