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Oct 14

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 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


22
Sep 14

REVISED Workshop Schedule Autumn 2014

The following workshops will be held on Thursdays at 6pm at Wilder House (5811 S Kimbark Avenue) unless otherwise noted. Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served.

**Special Event & Time: (Weds. Oct. 22, 4:30pm) Location TBD:

Oct. 22  “What Money Wants: An Economy of Desire”
Noam Yuran
Minerva Humanities Center, Tel Aviv University

Oct. 23    “ ‘In the Spirit of Ernst Thälmann:’ Weimar Communism, the Nation, and the 1970s West German Left.
David Spreen
PhD Candidate
Department of History
The University of Michigan

Please note earlier time for Oct 30:

Oct. 30 @ 5:30PM    “Political Disorientation: Queer Activism and Democratic Indeterminacy in Brazil”
Jay Sosa
PhD Candidate
Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago

Special Event co-sponsored by 3CT, CSRPC & CSGS: (Weds. Nov. 19, 4:30pm at 5733 S. University Ave, Community Room):

Nov. 19        “Behind Marx’s Hidden Abode: For an Expanded Conception of Capitalism”
Nancy Fraser
Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics, New School for Social Research
Einstein Fellow, Freie Universität-Berlin
Global Justice Chair, Collège d’études mondiales, Paris

Dec. 4    “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


31
May 14

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 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


11
Apr 14

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

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”


05
Apr 14

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 the workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory”


06
Mar 14

Next workshop, March 13

Please join us next Thursday (Feb 27) at 6pm for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop:

“The Psyche in Late Capitalism: Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and the Crisis of Internalization”

Benjamin Y. Fong
Harper Fellow in the Society of Fellows
Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences Collegiate Division
University of Chicago

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”


12
Jan 14

Next workshop, Jan 16

Please join us for the next Social Theory Workshop, Thursday January 16 at 6:15pm in Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave). (please take notice of the delayed start)

The Dual Character of Paperwork in the Qing Empire’s Treaty Ports

Stacie Kent
PhD Candidate
Department of History
University of Chicago

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”


01
Dec 13

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 and search for “Social Theory”

The following workshops will be held on Thursdays at 6pm.

Jan 16
“The dual character of paperwork in the Qing Empire’s treaty ports”
Stacie Kent
PhD Candidate
Department of History
University of Chicago

Jan. 30
“Duels in the European Novel: Class, Honor, and the Limits of a Bourgeois Form”
Ben Merriman
PhD Candidate
Department of Sociology
University of Chicago

Feb 13
“On the Impossibility of an International Left Movement in Europe”
Eli Thorkelson
PhD Candidate
Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago

Feb. 27
“Who are Choice Feminists? Competing Proposals for the Revival of Progressive Feminism”
Ashleigh Campi
PhD Student
Department of Political Science
University of Chicago

March 13
“A Crisis of Internalization: Jessica Benjamin, the Frankfurt School, and the Waning of the Oedipus Complex”
Benjamin Y. Fong
Harper Fellow in the Society of Fellows at the University of Chicago
and Collegiate Assistant Professor in the Social Sciences Collegiate Division


17
Nov 13

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 workshops via the Social Theory Workshop list serv. To join this list serv go to: lists.uchicago.edu and search for “Social Theory”


10
Nov 13

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 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”