Workshop, Thurs Oct 30

Please join us Thursday, Oct 30 at 5:30pm at Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.) for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: Please note earlier start time: 5:30PM “Political Disorientation: Queer Activism and Democratic Indeterminacy in Brazil” Jay Sosa PhD Candidate Department of Anthropology University of Chicago All papers will be […]

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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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Next Workshop, Feb 27

Please join us next Thursday (Feb 27) at 6pm for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop: “Who Are Choice Feminists? Proposals for the Revival of Progressive Feminism” Ashleigh Campi PhD Candidate Department of Political Science University of Chicago All papers will be distributed in advance of the workshops via the Social […]

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Winter schedule 2014

Although we have one more presentation this quarter (Dec 5, see last post for details), we are excited to now post the winter quarter schedule for the Social Theory Workshop! 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 […]

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Next Workshop, Nov. 14

Please join us for the next Social Theory Workshop, Thursday Nov. 14 at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave).: “The Fragmentation of Leftist Politics in Pakistan: The Last Vestiges of the Legacy of the Old Left, 1948-1952” Atiya Khan PhD Candidate Department of History The University of Chicago All papers will be distributed […]

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Next Workshop Jan 31 David Spreen

“The Class Enemy Across the River Jordan: Anti-Fascism, Anti-Capitalism and Place in the West German New Left 1965-1970″ David Spreen, PhD Candidate, The University of Michigan 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 […]

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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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January 9, 2012 Reha Kadakal

The first meeting of the Social Theory Workshop for winter quarter will take place Monday, January 9 at 8pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave). We will be discussing a paper by Reha Kadakal, Social Sciences Collegiate Division, entitled, “Islam and the Neoliberal Shifts in Republican Ideology in Turkey.” A copy of the paper […]

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