POLSIS Marxist and Radical Politics Study Group 2014-15

19 Aug

The POLSIS Marxist and Radical Politics Study Group returns for 2014-15.

For the second term, we will begin by reading:

Monday 26 January, 4pm, Muirhead 431: Kathi Weeks (2011) The Problem with Work: Feminism, Marxism, Antiwork Politics, and Postwork Imaginaries, (Duke University Press). We will start with a discussion of the introduction and the core themes of the book.

Monday 23  February, 12-1pm, Muirhead 431, Chapters 1 and 2, https://libcom.org/files/the-problem-with-work_-feminism-marxism-kathi-weeks.pdf

Monday 9th March, 12-1pm, Muirhead 431, Chapters 3 and 4,  https://libcom.org/files/the-problem-with-work_-feminism-marxism-kathi-weeks.pdf
Monday 30th March, 12-1pm, JG Smith G21, Chapter 5 and Epilogue, https://libcom.org/files/the-problem-with-work_-feminism-marxism-kathi-weeks.pdf

For the first term we are intending to read Bertell Ollman’s Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx’s Method. All welcome – and also if people want to suggest readings for next term, and/or to present papers – please do so.

Friday 26 Sep – 4.30, Muirhead 431: Ollman, Dance of the Dialectic, Intro, Step 1, and Step 2

Friday 17 Oct – 4.30, Muirhead 431: Ollman, Dance of the Dialectic, Step 3

Friday 7 Nov – 4.30, JG Smith G21: Ollman, Dance of the Dialectic, Step 4

Friday 28 Nov – 4.30, Muirhead 431: Ollman, Dance of the Dialectic, Step 5

All welcome!

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