Fifth COMMA meeting of the Fall quarter, 11/30

At the fifth COMMA meeting of the Fall 2018 quarter, we will discuss:
Susan BuckMorss, “Hegel and Haiti” found here
 
C.L.R. James, Chapter 1, “The Property” from The Black Jacobins found here
Please join us
Friday, November 30th
3pm
South Hall 2623, The Sankey Room
 
See you Friday for the fifth discussion in The Dialectic Plus series – all are welcome,
 
Maurizia Boscagli, Director 
 
Christine Weidner, RA

Fourth COMMA meeting of the quarter, 11/16

You are invited to the Fourth Fall COMMA meeting later today:

Marx, “Theses on Feuerbach” (www.marxists.org/theses)

Cyril Smith, “Science and Humanity: Hegel, Marx, and Dialectic” (www.marxists.org/smith)

Yannis Varoufakis, “Marx Predicted Our Present Crisis and Points the Way Out” 

(The Guardian, 2018)

Please join us

Friday, November 16th

3:00-5:00pm

South Hall 2623, The Sankey Room

COMMA meeting Fri. Nov 2nd, 3pm

Third COMMA meeting of the quarter:
FRIDAY, NOV. 2nd
3pm
South Hall 2623
(Sankey Room)
 
We will be discussing the following pieces in our ongoing discussion series, The Dialectic Plus:
 
Hegel’s “Lordship & Bondage”
 
Alexandre Kojève’s “In Place of an Introduction”
 
Come for good food & discussion, all are welcome!

Second COMMA meeting of Fall Quarter, Fri., Oct. 19, 3pm

You are invited to the second COMMA meting of the Fall quarter:
FRIDAY
Oct. 19th
Sankey Room (South Hall 2623)
3pm
 
In The Dialectic Plus series, our second discussion is on the first 70 pages of Frederic Jameson’s “Valences of the Dialectic.” The most important sections to note are the introductory pages along with pages 49 to 66. 
 
Find the link to the reading below and attached to this email – 
 
Come Friday, 3pm for food and good discussion – all are welcome!
 
Maurizia Boscagli, Director
 
Christine Weidner, RA

Marxism in Reverse – Reading Group

You are invited to the last COMMA reading group of Spring 2018!!
 
 
Marx and Engels, The Communist Manifesto (1848)
 
Yannis Varoufakis, “Marx Predicted Our Present Crisis–and Points the Way Out”
 
Friday June 1,
3:00pm
 
SH 2635 – note change in location
See you then!
 
 
Maurizia Boscagli, Director
 
Leah Norris, RA

Marxism in Reverse – Lecture Series

COMMA Lecture Series– Spring 2018
 
You are invited to a talk by Professor Allison Carruth
 
Department of English, UCLA
 
‘FORAGED CUISINES, CULINARY LABS”
 
Friday May 18
3:00pm
The Sankey Room, English Department
 
Maurizia Boscagli, Director
 
Leah Norris, RA

Marxism in Reverse – Lecture Series

COMMA Lecture Series:
You are invited to a talk by Professor Jennifer Wicke:
“Dirty Modernism”
 
Friday May 11
3:00pm
 
The Sankey Room
South Hall, Second Floor.
 
We hope to see you there.
Maurizia Boscagli, Director
Leah Norris, RA

Marxism in Reverse – Reading Group

Second COMMA reading group meeting of Spring 2018.
 
Karl Marx, Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 
(First and Third Manuscript)
Karl Marx, Comments on James Mill
Friday April 27
The Sankey Room
3:00
 
We hope to see you all there!
 
Maurizia Boscagli, Director
Leah Norris, RA

Marxism in Reverse – Reading Group

Welcome back to the first COMMA meeting of Spring quarter.
Reading group:
Karl Marx, Value Price and Profit
and Capital Vol.I, Chapter 1″The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof”
Friday April 13, 3:00
The Sankey Room
 
We hope to see you there!
Maurizia Boscagli Director
Leah Norris, RA

 

Marxism in Reverse – Lecture Series

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