Reading Group: Frankfurt and Feminism

13 Nov

READING GROUP:

PCPN is excited to continue our summer/fall session — Critical Theory: Politics and the Frankfurt School — tomorrow (11/14) with a discussion of the Frankfurt School and Feminism.

Reading:

  • 11/14: Marcuse, “Marxism and Feminism”
    Brown, “Feminist Theory and the Frankfurt School”

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:

  • November 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm. Gender, Race, and Politics: A Conversation with Khadija T. Diggs, Esq.” Room 204 in Edward J. Hanley Hall (School of Law), Duquesne University
  • November 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Seminar on “Things Merely Are” – Dr. Simon Critchley (The New School for Social Research) Simon Silverman Center, Gumberg Library 1st Floor, Duquesne University
  • November 18, 2016 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. “Stay! Illusion!: The Hamlet Doctrine” – Simon Critchley (The New School for Social Research) Simon Silverman Center, Gumberg Library 1st Floor, Duquesne University
  • November 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. “Working-Class Ballet—A Poetics of Football” – Dr. Simon Critchley (New School for Social Research) 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

  • 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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