The Committee on Social Theory wants to invite everyone back for the 2016-2017 academic school year!
The fall meeting will feature introductions and information about this years upcoming events, including the Fall Distinguished Speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Shove. There will also be plenty of time for conversation and Q&A over a provided lunch.
Please RSVP by September 16th to Eva Hicks at firstname.lastname@example.org
March 25th, Richard Wolff, Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Visiting Professor, Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School. Lecture will be held in the Young Library Auditorium, William T. Young Library. Reception to follow at 5:30 p.m. in the Gaines Center Commonwealth House.
"Capitalism vs Democracy: Facing/Solving the Contradiction."
02/05/2016 Lori Watson
The Committee on Social Theory is excited to announce the first lecturer of the Spring Lecture Series, Lori Watson. Lori Watson is Associate Professor of Philosophy and director of the Gender Studies Program, University of San Diego. Dr. Watson's lecture will address "Sex Equality and Public Reason." Reception to follow at 5:30 p.m. in the Gaines Center Commonwealth House.
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The Committee on Social Theory at The University of Kentucky is hosting Professor Mahmood Mamdani as its Fall Distinguished Speaker. On October 2, Dr. Mamdani will give a talk entitled “Political Violence and Political Justice: A Critique of Criminal Justice as Accountability.” The talk will take place at 3:30 pm in the W.T. Young Library Auditorium.
The Committee on Social Theory at The University of Kentucky is hosting Professor Mahmood Mamdani as its Fall Distinguished Speaker.
From the Social Theory Spring 2015 Lecture Series: Transnational Lives, February 6th, 2015.
"Transnational mobilities and translocational belongings: reflecting on identities and inequalities"
Floya Anthias Professor of Sociology University of East London
April 3, 2015 University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences
"Chicanosmosis and the Transnational Imaginary (Imaginary): 21st Century Mextasy in and Beyond the Ivory Tower"
Dr. William Nericcio Professor of English and Comparative Literature & Chicana/o Studies San Diego State University
April 24, 2015 University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences