Program

All of the sessions will take place online. Those marked with * will take place in French with simultaneous English translations, and the Q&A will take place in both languages. The program is subject to change.

Invited guests: Pierre-Antoine Chardel, Nazia Kazi, Annie Lacroix-Riz, Jennifer Ponce de León, Gabriel Rockhill, Antonio Vázquez-Arroyo and Sophie Wahnich

WEEK I
I
6/28/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST
Introduction: Gabriel Rockhill, “Capitalist Crisis and Fascist Resurgence: Historical Materialism as a Framework for Understanding the Current Conjuncture”

Material:
Anna Rochester, “Finance Capital and Fascist Trends
Georgi Dimitroff, “The Threat of Fascism in the United States

Optional
Gabriel Rockhill, “Fascism: Now You See It, Now You Don’t!

II
6/29/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST 

Author-Meets-Critics Session with Sophie Wahnich*
Participants: Owen Glyn-Williams and Mélanie Henry

Material:
Sophie Wahnich, “Introduction” to The Radical Legacies of the French Revolution (forthcoming in English from RLI)

III
6/30/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST 

Groupes de travail
Participants’ Preliminary Research Presentations


WEEK 2
I
7/5/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST
Author-Meets-Critics Session with Jennifer Ponce de León
Participant: Gabriel Rockhill

Material:
Jennifer Ponce de León, “Introduction” to Another Aesthetics Is Possible: Arts of Rebellion in the Fourth World War

II
7/6/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Author-Meets-Critics Session with Pierre-Antoine Chardel*
Participants: Asma Mhalla and Manon Renault

Material:
Pierre-Antoine Chardel, “Introduction” to L’empire du signal: De l’écrit aux écrans

III
7/7/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Gabriel Rockhill, “The Global Theory Industry & Left Anti-Communism”

Material:
Gabriel Rockhill, “Foucault: The Faux Radical
Gabriel Rockhill, “Foucault, Anti-Communism & the Global Theory Industry: A Reply to Critics

IV
7/8/21
12 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST 
(times will vary depending on participants’ groups)
Groupes de travail
Participants’ Research Presentations in Small Groups (click here to see your group)


WEEK 3
I
7/12/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Annie Lacroix-Riz*

Material:
Annie Lacroix-Riz, “The Institute of Social History, an Antisocial Institution

II
7/13/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Nazia Kazi

Material:
Nazia Kazi, “Reform, Abolition, and Decoloniality: Framing Islamophobia”

III
7/14/21
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Antonio Vázquez-Arroyo

Material:
Antonio Vázquez-Arroyo, “Critical Theory, Colonialism and the Historicity of Thought

IV
7/15/21
1-5 p.m. EST (approximately)
Groupes de travail
Final Participants Conference