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, 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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Last workshop of the quarter, Dec 5!

Please join us Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: “Transitional Political-Economic Justice: The Israeli Bankers’ Trial and the Role of Law in the Unfolding of Neoliberalism” Yaniv Ron-El PhD Student Department of Sociology University of Chicago All papers […]

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Next Workshop, April 24

Please join us  Thursday, April 24 at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: “The Spanish Temporal Fix: 25% unemployment, or, the Crisis of the Social Division of Time” Alvaro Briales PhD Candidate Departmento de Sociología I (cambio social) Universidad Complutense de Madrid […]

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Next Workshop April 10 Robert Meister

Please join us next Thursday (April 10) at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: “Just Optionality” Robert Meister Professor of Social Sciences and Political Thought History of Consciousness Department Politics Department UC Santa Cruz All papers will be distributed in advance of […]

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Workshop April 18

Tyson Leuchter, Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of Chicago: “The Illimitable Right: The Marché à Terme, Property, and Political Authority in Napoleonic France.” All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory” All events will […]

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January 23, Mark Loeffler

Please join us at the next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop, Monday, January 23 at 8pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave). We will be discussing a paper by Mark Loeffler, Society of Fellows, entitled “Genealogies of Keynesianism: On Finance and its Fetishes.” A copy of the paper can be requested from Stacie […]

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