30
Mar 15

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 (Annual BBQ, 4pm):

 “Charles Dickens, Between Literature and Social Criticism”
Ben Schacht
PhD Candidate, Comparative Literature
Northwestern University

June 4:   

“Integration or Exception? The Ethics of Immigration During Times of Crisis”
Lisa M. Simeone
PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago


10
Feb 15

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


06
Jan 15

Winter 2015 workshop schedule

STW Winter 15 schedule REVISED


24
Nov 14

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 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
Nov 14

Next Workshop, Weds Nov 19

 

Please join us for two special events, a lecture on Nov 18 and workshop on Nov 19, with Prof. Nancy Fraser.The workshop paper can be downloaded here.

See poster below for further details:Fraser2


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


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”


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Apr 13

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 take place at 6pm in Wilder House (5811 S. Kenwood Ave)


21
Jan 12

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 Hanneman, sakent@uchicago.edu

We look forward to seeing you there.

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Stacie Hanneman in advance at sakent@uchicago.edu