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, Annie Lacroix-Riz, Michael Löwy, Jennifer Ponce de León, Gabriel Rockhill and Sophie Wahnich

WEEK I
I
6/28/20
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST
Introduction: Gabriel Rockhill, “Capitalist Crisis and Fascist Resurgence: Historical Reflections on 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
6/29/20
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
6/30/20
12 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST 

Groupes de travail
Participants’ Preliminary Research Presentations


WEEK 2
I
7/5/20
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST
Michael Löwy

Material:
Michael Löwy, “Che Guevara: The Spark That Does Not Die
Michael Löwy, “Why Ecosocialism: For a Red-Green Future

II
7/6/20
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

Author-Meets-Critics Session with Pierre-Antoine Chardel*

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

III
7/7/20
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST
Annie Lacroix-Riz*

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

IV
7/8/20
12 p.m. – 3 p.m. EST 

Groupes de travail
Participants’ Research Presentations in Small Groups


WEEK 3
I
7/12/20
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
7/13/20
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. EST

TBA

III
7/14/20
12 p.m. – 2 p.m. EST
Gabriel Rockhill, “The Global Theory Industry and the Promotion of Left Anti-Communism”

Material:
TBA

IV
7/15/20
1-5 p.m. EST (approximately)
Groupes de travail
Final Participants Conference