Reading Group: Marcuse on Tolerance

25 Sep

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PCPN is excited to continue our summer/fall session — Critical Theory: Politics and the Frankfurt School — tomorrow (09/26) with a discussion of Marcuse’s “Repressive Tolerance.”

Reading:

  • 09/26: Marcuse, “Repressive Tolerance”

Pdfs of the readings can be found: HERE

Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Bloomfield Crazy Mocha (4525 Liberty Ave)

As a reminder, even though we have moved to thematic groups, there is no expectation that people participate in every week, so even if you can’t commit to the whole section, you are still more than welcome to join us when you can.

(since we tend to close-read, please bring a copy of the text to the group)

OTHER EVENTS THIS WEEK:

  • Dr. Giussepina Mecchia (University of Pittsburgh), September 30, 2016 at 2:30pm–4:30pm; Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, 1st Floor Gumberg Library, Duquesne University

OTHER NEWS:

Ever wondered how much we have really covered in reading group? Check out the new link that includes a (nearly) comprehensive list of every text that has been covered by the reading group since its inception a few years ago. LINK HERE

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Dr. Fred Evans’ keynote from (un)commons: theory and public space is now available on youtube and our video page. Check it out!

LOOKING AHEAD:

Upcoming in Critical Theory: Politics and the Frankfurt School

  • 09/26: Marcuse, “Repressive Tolerance”
  • 10/03: Horkheimer, “The Authoritarian State”
    Horkheimer, “The End of Reason”
  • 10/17: Adorno, “Freudian Theory and the Pattern of Fascist Propaganda”
  • 10/24: Adorno and Horkheimer, “The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception” from Dialectic of Enlightenment
  • 10/31: Kirchheimer, “Changes in the Structure of Political Compromise”
  • 11/07: Jürgen Habermas, The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity (Excerpts)
  • 11/14: Marcuse, “Marxism and Feminism”
    Brown, “Feminist Theory and the Frankfurt School”
  • 11/21: Said, “Introduction” Orientalism
    Said, “Traveling Theory”

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