Spring 2015 Schedule

May 7: Originating the Derivative Ed LiPuma Professor of Anthropology, University of Miami May 21: “Individuality as domination and emancipation in Marx’s mature critical theory” Fabian Arzuaga PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago May 14: “Proto-Colonialism and the Great Divergence: Culture, Markets and Coercion” Ralph A. Austen Professor Emeritus of African History University of Chicago May 25 […]

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Next workshop, March 12

Please join us for our last Social Theory Workshop of the winter quarter this Thursday March 12 at 7pm at Wilder House (please note the later time) “Implosion/Explosion in Early 20th Century Germany Industrial Location Theory, Geopolitics and the Spatial Dynamics of Capitalism” Parker D. Everett Ph.D., Department of History 2012 The University of Chicago […]

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Next workshop March 5

Please join us Thursday, March 5 at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: “Production and Dehumanization: Günther Anders and the Critique of Industrialization” Jason Dawsey Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern History University of Southern Mississippi All papers will be distributed in advance […]

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Next Workshop, Feb 19

Please join us Thursday, Feb 19 at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: “The Fetishism of Securities and the Capitalist Mode of Prediction” Ivan Ascher (Political Science, UW-Milwaukee) All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory […]

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Workshop, Oct. 23

Please join us Thursday, Oct 23 at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: ” ‘In the Spirit of Ernst Thälmann:’ Weimar Communism, the Nation, and the 1970s West German Left.” David Spreen PhD Candidate Department of History, University of Michigan All papers […]

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Final workshop for 2013-14!

Please join us Thursday, June 5 at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: “Contradictions of Individualism in Political Theory: towards a critical social theory of individualism in modernity “ Fabian Arzuaga PhD Candidate Department of Political Science, University of Chicago All papers […]

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