BISR Live: Epidemiology and Metaphor

In this edition of BISR Live, Rebecca Ariel Porte welcomes Anjuli Raza Kolb and Kali Handelman for a discussion of the language of disease and epidemiology, particularly as it’s used to categorize and imagine insurgent social and political phenomena—from anti-colonial rebellion to so-called Islamic terrorism. Why is epidemiological language so frequently appropriated for social thinking—and to what ends?

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