Deborah Gould: “Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS”

Deborah Gould: “Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS”

Professor Gould discusses political emotion, especially affective stimuli and blockages to political activism. She is interested in political imaginaries and their conditions of possibility; the psychic effects of oppression; social movements as sites of collective world-making; solidarity and its fracturing; political desire; and political despair.

Deborah Gould is Assistant Professor of Sociology at UC Santa Cruz.