Cocktail Hour Talks: Avery Gordon, 2010. Photo: Louise Hepworth. Courtesy of AV Festival 10

Avery Gordon is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and Visiting Faculty at the Centre for Research Architecture, Goldsmiths College, London. She is currently writing about captivity, war and other forms of dispossession and how to eliminate them. 

Avery Gordon is the author of Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination (University of Minnesota Press, 2008) Keeping Good Time: Reflections on Knowledge, Power and People (Paradigm Publishers 2004), and the co-editor of Mapping Multiculturalism (University of Minnesota Press, 1996) and Body Politics (Westview 1994). Recent publications have appeared in South Atlantic Quarterly, Race & Class, PMLA, and other collections. Since 1997, Gordon has co-hosted ‘No Alibis’, a weekly public affairs radio program on KCSB 91.9 FM Santa Barbara. She is also the Keeper of the Hawthorne Archives.

Curated by Kate Rich, produced by AV Festival 10.

Feral Trade Talks: Avery Gordon


Sat 13 March 2010, 5pm

Tyneside Cinema

10 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle NE1 6QG