2018 – Seminar Series

Indexing Transformation: Interventions in Critical Knowledge Production in South Africa

First Semester 2018

Capital and Race: Thinking Marx Today

See the First Semester 2018 seminar flier.

Thursdays 1PM-2.30PM. R401, 4th Floor, Arts and Social Sciences Building

Date Presentation Presenter
22 Feb The Invention of Race Professor Andrew Nash
Research Associate, International Labour Research and Information Group, Cape Town
1 March How Class Came to Marx — Taking a Longer View on ‘Race’-‘Class’ Conjunctions and Disjunctions
Professor Ulrike Kistner
Philosophy Professor
University of Pretoria
8 March Inequality, the Communist Party, and the Unresolved National Question
Professor Peter Alexander
Professor of Sociology, Director of the Centre for Social Change, South African Chair in Social Change, University of Johannesburg
15 March Racial Tethers: Indigenous Land Struggle and Agribusiness in Brazil Assistant Professor Lashandra Sullivan
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, USA
22 March How is Capital Racial? Fanon and Critical Theory Dr. Hylton White
Senior Social Anthropology Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, Witwatersand University
12 April A Political Economy of the Senses: Toward the Materialization of Critique Associate Professor Anita Chari
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Oregon, USA
19 April Defining Class in the Time of Social Movements Dr. Kelly Gillespie
Senior Social Anthropology Lecturer, University of the Western Cape
3 May The Origin of Convict Leasing Associate Professor Michael Ralph
Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University, USA
17 May The History of Worker Empowerment in Vanderbijlpark: A case study of ISCOR and Arcelormittal Mr. Jantjie Xaba
Lecturer of Sociology, Stellenbosch University
24 May The Nature Industry and the Postcolony Associate Professor Louise Green
Associate Professor of English, Stellenbosch University
31 May A Marxist-Feminist Approach to Social Reproduction Dr. Khayaat Fakier
Senior Lecturer of Sociology, Stellenbosch University