Spectacle and Surveillance
New York, March 19, 2015—As the Occupy Wall Street movement spread across the nation in 2011, Professor Bernard E. Harcourt, a leading critical theorist, became intrigued by the spectacle of the daily protests and by surveillance of the demonstrations from police and people who infiltrated the Occupy camps to spy on activities there.
Inspired by his research into the Occupy Wall Street movement, Professor Bernard Harcourt created a seminar called Spectacle
|Students in Spectacle and Surveillance, co-taught by Columbia Law School Professor Bernard Harcourt and University of Chicago Professor W.J.T. Mitchell, take part in a discussion via video sharing technology.|