1996 Gala Conference

Politics and Languages of Contemporary Marxism

Plenary sessions and speakers

  • Knowledge, Science, Marxism

  • Race and Class: A Dialogue

  • Locations of Power

  • Postmodern Socialism(s) and the Zapatista Struggle

  • Thursday, December 5, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Opening Plenary: Knowledge, Science, Marxism

    Richard Wolff, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Chair)

    Richard Wolff

    Jack Amariglio, Merrimack College, Lowell, Massachusetts

    Jack Amariglio

    Sandra Harding, University of California, Los Angeles

    Sandra Harding

    Vandana Shiva, Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resources Delhi, India

    Vandana Shiva

    Friday, December 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Race and Class: A Dialogue

    • Antonio Callari, Franklin and Marshall College, Chair
    • Etienne Balibar, University of Paris, X
    • Cornel West, Harvard University

    Saturday, December 7, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

    Locations of Power

    • Andrew Parker, Amherst College, Chair
    • Wendy Brown, University of California, Santa Cruz
    • Judith Butler, University of California, Berkeley
    • Wahneema Lubiano, Duke University

    Sunday, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

    Closing Plenary: Postmodern Socialism(s) and the Zapatista Struggle

    • Carmen Diana Deere, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Chair
    • Roger Burbach, Center for the Study of the Americas (CENSA)
    • Arturo Escobar, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    • Fernanda Navarro, University of Michoacan, Mexico
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