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  • Why should we pursue a critical theory of democratic protest? Assuming that we should, what would such a critical theory look like today? My paper considers both questions, offering some partial answers. On my understanding, critical theory addresses normative questions relating to the good life for humans, to the kind of society that would enable […]

  • Sound Activism from Sharon Hayes to Ultra-red

    Naomi Waltham-Smith, Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania

    • 16 November, 2018, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • 128 Morrison Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Every day we are told that politics is a matter of having a voice, of being heard, of listening, or, more often, of failing to. But what is the significance of this aural metaphorics in contemporary political discourse? And why continue to put faith in the circuit of mouth to ear if it has shown […]