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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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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Next workshop, Dec 5

Please join us for the next Social Theory Workshop, Thursday December 5 at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave). “Ecological Crisis and the Capitalist Accumulation of Waste” Michelle Yates Assistant Professor, Cultural Studies Program Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences Columbia College Chicago All papers will be distributed in advance of the […]

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Next Workshop- April 4

Please join us for the next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop, (THIS) Thursday April 4 “Modern Social Theory and the Project of the Abolition of Labor” Alan Milchman, Lecturer, Department of Political Science at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY)   All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the […]

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October 18 Eric Triantafillou

The next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop will take place Thursday, October 18 at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave) In keeping with the workshop’s on-going engagement with historical understanding of left social movements and politics, we will be discussing a paper by Anthropology PhD student Eric Triantafillou, “‘We Rule You’: The […]

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