An interdisciplinary conference exploring the topic of "need"
as it is affixed to a variety of discourses and manifested in different contexts -- in the framing of humanitarian goals and political projects, in discourses of the self and self-betterment, romantic relationships, and spirituality, and in the regulation of family forms.
Panel titles: "The Politics and Infrastructures of Need"; "Personal Needs: Bodies and Selves"; and "Needing to Need: Meanings and Practices." For more information: http://demapped.net/need/
Department of Anthropology
CUNY Graduate Center
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