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Possessed: A Cultural History of Hoarding
May 5 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EDT
Join the NYU Center for the Humanities and the NYU Medical Humanities Working Group as we celebrate the publication of Possessed: A Cultural History of Hoarding (Cornell University Press), which asks how hoarding, once a paradigm of economic rationality, became a picture of madness. Rebecca Falkoff brings a hoardicritical approach to this question, convening eclectic texts and tools to conduct an archeology of the fraught materiality of the present at cluttered sites of modernity.
Image Description: A book, Possessed: A Cultural History of Hoarding by Rebecca R. Falkoff, sitting on a white shelf in front of a blue wall.
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