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The Critical Theory Workshop is an international school for trans-disciplinary, cross-cultural and committed research. As a non-profit educational counter-institution, it seeks to bring affordable education with real use-value to a broad public by offering seminars and symposiums in Philadelphia, online courses, a summer workshop in Paris, as well as a video archive of select events as a free educational resource. See below for some of our upcoming events! You can sign up for updates by clicking on the “Follow via e-mail” button that is on the right-hand side of our homepage, or you can follow us on social media here:

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Call for Applications: Summer Program in Paris, France
6/29 – 7/17/20

The summer workshop in Paris, France will be celebrating its 12-year anniversary in 2020. Click here for information about the program. We have a rolling admissions policy until March 15, and early applications are encouraged. Click here to apply.

Spring 2020 Courses in Philadelphia and Online
After the success of our in-person and online versions of the seminar “Why Marx Matters,” in collaboration with Incite Seminars, we are planning a series of seminars that will begin in January 2020. These include both in-person courses in Philadelphia and online classes. Possible topics include Islamophobia, the black radical tradition, critical digital literacy, understanding fascism, and gay communism. If any of these topics interest you, or you would like to discuss hosting an online session at your university, community space or alternative institution, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us:  criticaltheoryworkshop@protonmail.com
Stay tuned for further details!

“Never Surrender: Popular Power Against Global Capital”
Symposium in Philadelphia and Online
4/2/20 – 4/3/20

In collaboration with the “Counter-History and Theory” working group at the University of Pennsylvania, the Critical Theory Workshop will host a free, public symposium on 4/3/20 with Ania Loomba, William I. Robinson and Raúl Zibechi, moderated by Jennifer Ponce de León. The symposium will open on 4/2/20 with a presentation by Randy Williams on the commons and a reading of one of Ricardo Bracho’s plays. Stay tune for more details!