We are delighted to welcome our distinguished keynote speaker:
Elisabeth Anker is assistant professor of American Studies and Political Science at the George Washington University. She works at the intersection of critical theory, cultural analysis, and political theory. She is the author of Orgies of Feeling: Melodrama and the Politics of Freedom (Duke, 2014) as well as numerous articles in journals including Political Theory, Social Research, Theory&Event, and Politics and Gender. She is an associate editor of Contemporary Political Theory and chair of the Governing Council for the Association of Political Theory.