APRIL 9th, 730pm: Abandonment, Exhaustion, Endurance —Le Guin & Povinelli


On Tues April 9th we will be reading the famous short story, “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas,” by the late Ursula K. Le Guin. Accompanying this piece will be readings from the contemporary anthropologist Elizabeth Povinelli. Her collaborative work with an Aboriginal group in Northwestern Australia investigates how the lives and worlds deemed worthless by settler liberalism find ways to endure amidst the exhausting conditions of social abandonment. We have prepared a zine especially for this occasion.