Olivier Frayssé

Olivier Frayssé is Professor of American Studies at the University of Paris Sorbonne. A graduate of École Normale Supérieure and Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris he is affiliated to the Paris Sorbonne research center Histoire et Dynamiques des Espaces Anglophones, where he heads the Work, Culture and Society in Anglophone Countries research axis, which studies the specificities of Anglophone societies in relation to the issue of work and labor and focuses on work-related issues by taking account of the social and cultural contexts of these societies. Frayssé’s latest productions related to digital capitalism include “How the US Counterculture Redefined Work for the Age of the Internet”, in Olivier Frayssé and Mathieu O’Neil (eds.), Digital Labour and Prosumer Capitalism: The US Matrix (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), “Is the Concept of Rent Relevant to a Discussion of Surplus-Value in the Digital World?”, in Eran Fisher and Christian Fuchs, (eds.), Reconsidering Value and Labour in the Digital Age (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), and “Guy Debord, a critique of modernism and Fordism: what lessons for today?”, in Emiliana Armano and Marco Briziarelli (eds.), The Spectacle Of ‘Free’ Labour: Reading Debord In The Context Of Digital Capitalism, Westminster University Press, forthcoming. Contact: fraysseo@aol.com.

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