FALL 2018 SCHEDULE

The Historical Capitalisms & Social Theory Workshop is pleased to announce its Fall 2018 schedule. The workshop meets on alternate Thursdays from 5:00 to 6:30 PM at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.). Workshop papers will be circulated through our listserv and should be read in advance. You may subscribe to our listserv by following this link. For more information about the workshop and upcoming events please visit our website.

Refreshments are served at all our events, which are free and open to the public. If you have any questions or requests for accommodation, please email the coordinators (lucaspinheiro@uchicago.edu ankmulvaney@uchicago.edu).

 

HISTORICAL CAPITALISMS & SOCIAL THEORY WORKSHOP

FALL 2018 SCHEDULE

 

OCTOBER 11

Matt Furlong | PhD Student in Anthropology, University of Chicago

“An Alluvial World (or, state margins, mass housing, and melodramatic indigeneity in the world interior of northern Mexico)”

 

OCTOBER 25

Jon Levy | Professor of History, University of Chicago

“Magic of the Market: American Capitalism during the 1980s”

With comments by Kimberly Hoang| Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago

 

NOVEMBER 8

Joshua Clover | Professor of English, University of California, Davis

“The Irreconcilable, or, Novels After Value, or What Was the Novel”

 

NOVEMBER 15

Aaron Benanav | Harper-Schmidt Fellow, University of Chicago

“The History of Automation and the Future of Work”

 

NOVEMBER 29

Ashley Bohrer | Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Hamilton College

“Decolonizing Marxist Feminism: María Lugones, Sylvia Wynter, and Sayek Valencia on the Colonial History of Capitalist Misogyny”

 

DECEMBER 6

Lisa Simeone | PhD Candidate in Anthropology, University of Chicago

“Hard Times in a Rich World: History in the Future Tense”