• The Problem of Democracy and the Politics of Neoliberalism

    Thomas Biebricher, Professor of Political Theory and Philosophy at the Goethe University Frankfurt

    • 08 October, 2019, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • 3335 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
  • Neoliberal thinkers developed numerous agendas for the reform of—most notably—democracy and the state. But what is the neoliberal view of politics and, especially, the kind of politics that would bring about these reforms? This is the main question that the talk seeks to address; it does so in three sections. The starting point is a […]

  • Theories of the Global South Working Group – October 8

    • 08 October, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    • 4104 Dwinelle Hall
  • The Program in Critical Theory’s Fall 2019 working group, Theories of the Global South, will host its second meeting on October 8 from 5-7 pm in 4104  Dwinelle Hall. To prepare, the co-conveners, Donna Honarpisheh (Comparative Literature) and Devin Choudhury (Rhetoric) kindly request that participants read the Introduction and Chapter 4 entitled “The Little Secret” of Achille Mbembe’s Critique […]