PEOPLE & PRACTICAL INFORMATION
Founder and Executive Director: Gabriel Rockhill
Associate Director: Jennifer Ponce de León
Associate Director in Paris: Pierre-Antoine Chardel
Program Administrator and Primary Contact: Rosa Dolet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Partner Institution: Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Politique (CNRS / EHESS)
Our 16th-annual hybrid Summer School will take place in July, 2024. Details will be posted here and on our social media when they become available in early fall 2024. The format and schedule will be similar to our 2023 Summer School, which can be found below.
2023 CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
Ericka Beckman, Roland Boer, Stephen Cho, Derek Ford, Clara Lecadet, Kenneth Hammond, Helmut-Harry Loewen, Aymeric Monville, Christina Petterson, Jennifer Ponce de León, Salvador Rangel, Gabriel Rockhill, and Julian Sempill. For a list of past speakers click here.
Gabriel Rockhill & Jennifer Ponce de León, “Critical Theory & Imperialism”
Domenico Losurdo, “Domenico Losurdo Interviewed by Opera Magazine“
Walter Rodney, “Marxism as a Third World Ideology”
Pot d’accueil or opening cocktail in Luxembourg Gardens
Helmut-Harry Loewen, Gabriel Rockhill & Julian Sempill, “Critical Theory & Fascism in the 21st Century”
Helmut-Harry Loewen, “History Lessons for Antifascists,” CounterPunch (2023).
Gabriel Rockhill, “Fascism: Now You See It, Now You Don’t!” CounterPunch (October 12, 2020).
Gabriel Rockhilll, “Liberalism & Fascism: The Good Cop & Bad Cop of Capitalism.” Black Agenda Report (October 21, 2020).
Book launch and discussion with Kenneth Hammond for China’s Revolution and the Quest for a Socialist Future (New York: 1804 Books, 2023)
Kenneth Hammond, “China in the 21st Century” (Chapter 5 of China’s Revolution and the Quest for a Socialist Future)
Stephen Cho and Derek Ford, “Korea and the Unfinished Project of Anti-Colonialism: A Linchpin in the Global Struggle for Peace”
Bruce Cumings, “A Murderous History of Korea“
Dae-Han Song and Christine Hong, “Toward ‘The Day After'”
Ahn Hak-sop and Derek Ford, “Still fighting for Korea’s liberation: An interview with Ahn Hak-sop” (available as an audio track on the same website)
Roland Boer “Anti-Imperialism & the Socialist Project”
Roland Boer, “Socialism with Chinese Characteristics: A Concise Guide”
Jennifer Ponce de León & Christina Petterson, “Anti-colonial Praxis versus Decolonial & Postcolonial Theory”
Christina Petterson, “The Second World: Cold War Ideology and the Development of Postcolonial Criticism”
Samir Amin, “Imperialism and Culturalism Complement Each Other”
Christina Petterson, “Apostles of Revolution: Marxism and Biblical Studies”
Clara Lecadet and Salvador Rangel, “The Borders of Capital: Towards a Global Understanding of Migration & Labor Struggles”
Clara Lecadet, “Europe Confronted by Its Expelled Migrants: Politics of Expelled Migrants’ Associations in Africa”
Salvador Rangel, “The Borders of Capital: Towards a Unitary Theory of Migration within Capitalism”
7/13/23 (exact date and times will vary depending on participants’ groups)
Participants’ Research Presentations in Small Groups
Gabriel Rockhill & Jennifer Ponce de León “The Ideology of Art & Its Implications for Imperial Sophistry”
Gabriel Rockhill & Jennifer Ponce de León, “Toward a Compositional Model of Ideology: Materialism, Aesthetics, and Cultural Revolution”
Gabriel Rockhill, “Critical and Revolutionary Theory: For the Reinvention of Critique in the Age of Ideological Realignment“
Aymeric Monville, “Neo-capitalism and the Limits of ‘French Theory'”
This event will be a book launch co-sponsored by Iskra Books
Aymeric Monville, Neo-capitalism according to Michel Clouscard (Madison, WI: Iskra Books, 2023).
Ericka Beckman, “Latin American Literature & Marxist Critique”
Ericka Beckman, “Latin American Literature and Dependency Theory Today”
Final Participants Conference
PROGRAM FEE & FINANCIAL AID
There is a sliding scale down to zero based on income. Scholarships and financial aid are available. Please click here for more details.
There is a rolling admissions policy, and early applications are welcome. The final deadline for the Paris program is April 30 for the upcoming summer (and June 15 for the online program, whose content is nearly identical).