Hear, Here lecture series: “Radical Vernacular” with Mireille Roddier

Osterman Common Room, Institute for the Humanities 202 S Thayer St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

To the mass standardization that has accompanied our thermo-industrialized society, we can oppose vernaculars (linguistic, architectural, economic, ritualistic, …) as forms that capacitate deceleration and autonomy through specificity and disconnection. In this talk, Roddier explores whose agency is privileged by the efficiency of norms and standards, and who benefits from the singularity of resilient adaptations […]