Entries by Leah Norris

COMMA Winter Quarter 2018 Lecture Series: Professor Glyn Salton-Cox, English Department “Lumpen London: Engels, Margaret Harkness, and the “Passively Rotting” Mass” Friday, March 16, 3:00 South Hall The Sankey Room Maurizia Boscagli, Director Leah Norris, RA

Marxism in Reverse – Visiting Speaker

As the next installation of our series Marxism in Reverse, COMMA invites you to a talk by                                               SILVIA FEDERICI    “GLOBALIZATION, CAPITAL ACCUMULATION, AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: AN INTERNATIONAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE”   South Hall 2635, […]

Marxism in Reverse – Reading Group

COMMA invites you to the first reading group of Winter Quarter: Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, “The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception” from The Dialectic of Enlightenment https://web.stanford.edu/dept/DLCL/files/pdf/adorno_culture_industry.pdf   Walter Benjamin, “Paris, Capital of the Nineteenth Century,” ‘Expose’ of 1935 from The Arcades Project http://www.no-w-here.org.uk/paris%20capital.pdf  Friday February 2, 3:00pm in South Hall, the Sankey Room.   Refreshments will be served, we […]

Marxism in Reverse – Talk

  You are invited to a talk by Professor Patrice Petro, Film and Media Studies and Director of the Carsey-Wolf Center at UCSB   DISPOSSESSION, ACCUMULATION, HOARDING: AUSTERITY MEDIA   Please read in advance: “Introduction” and “Media Austerity”, from Kennan, Ferguson and Patrice Petro, eds., After Capitalism. Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship, Rutgers University Press, 2016   We […]

Marxism in Reverse – Film Screening

You are invited to COMMA’s final meeting of the quarter! Film screening:_Rachida_, (Yamina Bachir-Chouikh dir., Algeria, 2002)Friday December 8th, 12:30 South Hall 2635 (please note the new time and place of our meeting) The film will be introduced by Professor Bernadette Andrea, English Department. Bachir-Chouikh’s work will take the discussion of gendered nationalism, which we […]

Marxism in Reverse – First Talk

Marxism in Reverse   COMMA invites you to a talk by Professor Ben Olguin, Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in Latinx Literary and Cultural Studies, English Department, UCSB.   “The (Trans)National Question: Regionalism, Nationalism, and Internationalism in Pan-Latina/o War Testimonios”   Friday, November 17, 3:00pm in The Sankey Room, South Halll, 2nd Floor   […]

Marxism in Reverse – Third Reading Group

Marxism in Reverse   Welcome to the COMMA 2017-2018 Reading Group and Lecture Series MARXISM IN REVERSE. Through the year we will read the work of major Marxist critics “in reverse”, starting from the contemporaries and working our way back to Marx. Our third meeting will be Friday November 10th, at 3:00pm in the Sankey Room, South […]

Marxism in Reverse – Second Reading Group

Marxism in Reverse   Now announcing the second meeting of the COMMA 2017-2018 Reading Group and Lecture Series MARXISM IN REVERSE. Through the year we will read the work of major Marxist critics “in reverse”, starting from the contemporaries and working our way back to Marx.    Our second meeting will be on Friday October […]

Marxism in Reverse – First Reading Group

MARXISM IN REVERSE    Now announcing the first meeting of COMMA 2017-2018 Reading Group and Lecture Series, MARXISM IN REVERSE. Through the year we will read the work of major Marxist critics “in reverse”, starting with the contemporaries and working our way back to Marx. We will read Silvia Federici, Selma James. Louis Althusser, Angela […]