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Feb 14

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


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Feb 14

Next workshop, Feb 13

Please join us this Thursday (Feb 13) at 6pm for the following paper and discussion at the Social Theory Workshop:

The Failure of Left Internationalism

Eli Thorkelson
PhD Candidate
Department of Anthropology
University of Chicago


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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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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”


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Jan 13

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 Theory”

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


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Oct 12

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 Visual Epistemology of Capitalism as a Pyramid.” In this paper Eric considers the critical sufficiency of the imagery and discourses about aesthetic production deployed by left social movements in the United States.

Questions, accessibility concerns, and paper requests can be directed to sakent@uchicago.edu

 


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Jan 12

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 has been distributed via the list serv. It can also be requested from sakent@uchicago.edu.

We look forward to seeing you there.