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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”


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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


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Feb 13

Next workshop: February 14 –Jake Werner

“The Remaking of Shanghai’s Urban Space, 1949-1958”

February 14 –Jake Werner, PhD Candidate, 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”
All events will take place at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave)

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May 11

Monday May 9 Jake Werner

The  next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop will take place Monday May 9 at 8pm in Wilder House (5811 S Kenwood Ave). We will be discussing a paper by Jake Werner entitled, “The Chinese Communist Party’s bid for hegemony in the factories, 1949-1957.”

Those still in need of the paper should  contact Stacie sakent@uchicago.edu

We look forward to seeing everyone.


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May 10

Jake Werner

The Social Theory Workshop will hold its final meeting of the 2009-2010 academic year on Monday evening May 31st when Jake Werner will present “A preliminary attempt to theorize Fordism with Chinese characteristics.”  All are welcome.

The meeting will be held in Wilder House (5811 South Kenwood Avenue) at 6:00 pm.  Please note the earlier meeting time.

Members of the workshop’s email list will receive the paper automatically as a file attachment, once it becomes available.  Others who would like a copy of the paper should contact Robin Bates (rdbates@uchicago.edu).


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Apr 10

Stacie Hanneman

The next meeting of the Social Theory Workshop will be held on Monday evening April 19th 2010 when Stacie Hanneman (History) will present her dissertation proposal “To change China: logics and practices of a global system in the making.”  The workshop will be begin at 8:00 pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave.)

Members of the workshop’s email list should receive the paper later in the week as a file attachment.  Others who would like a copy of the paper should email Robin Bates (rdbates@uchicago.edu).