The (Re)Turns of Marxism


Friday, April 3rd
Friday 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM
Campus Center, 165-169 
Do Structures March in the Streets? 
Philip Kozel, University of Massachusetts "An Essay on Structuralism(s) and Louis Althusser" 
Yahya Madra, University of Massachusetts "Structures, Suture and Value in Discourses on Markets" 
Chair: Patrick Mensah, University of Massachusetts
Disscusant: M. Scott Solomon, Syracuse University
Campus Center, 917 
The Politics of Consumption 
Sut Jhally, University of Massachusetts 
Allan MacNeill, Webster University "Shopping for Signs of Class (and finding some)" 
Matthew Soar, University of Massachusetts "The Worth of Art Directors and The Best of Bees: Advertising Professionals and the Politics of Creativity"
Friday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Campus Center, 165-169 
Subject(s) of/in History 
Eric Glynn, University of Massachusetts "Class Knowledge as Strategic Invention" 
David McInerney, The Australian National University "The Poverty of Theory? Althusser and the Unfinished History of Marxist Historiography" 
Discussant: Andrew Parker, Amherst College
Campus Center, 917 
Value in the Household 
Thomas Masterson, University of Massachusetts "Household Labour: The Value of Labour Power and Capitalism" 
Engelbert Stockhammer, University of Massachusetts "Exploitation in a Dual Economy" 
Chair: Julie Graham, University of Massachusetts
Friday 4:30 PM- 7:00 PM
Cash Bar in Top Of Campus, 6-7
Friday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Herter Hall, 227 
Plenary: The (Re)Turns of Marxism 
Antonio Callari, Franklin and Marshall College 
Anwar Shaikh, New School for Social Research
Chair: Stephen Cullenberg, University of California at Riverside
Friday 9:00 PM- 11:30 PM
Reception in Grad Lounge 
Cash Bar
Saturday, April 4th 
Saturday 10:00 AM- 12:30 
Campus Center, 904-908 
(Re)Marx on Value  
Robert Burns, University of Massachusetts 
Stephen Cullenberg, University of California at Riverside and Robert Garnett, Texas Christian University "Marx's Detour: Uncovering Samual Bailey's Postmodern Value Theory" 
Dave Kristjanson, University of Massachusetts"Marxian Price Dynamics: A Short-Run Approach" 
Bruce Roberts, University of Southern Maine "Value, Abstract Labor and Exchange Equivalence" 
Chair: Erik Olsen, University of Massachusetts 
Campus Center, 804-808 
Class Analytics Confronts "US Capitalism"  
Mary Engelmeyer, University of Notre Dame "Class Analysis Refracts Farm Family Household Data Into a Rainbow of Difference" 
James Henninger-Voss, University of Massachusetts and Rider University "Class Struggle Within Organizations: Budgets as a Technology of Exploitation" 
Kenny Levin, University of Massachusetts "Communal Production in High-Tech' Firms: A Theory of Hybrid Class Structures" 
Vin Lyon-Callo, University of Massachusetts "Re-Reading the Causes of Homelessness: A Class Analysis of Recent Research" 
Ross Weiner, University of Massachusetts "The Name of the Game is Slavery: An Argument for the Existence of Slavery in Organized Baseball" 
Chair: Stephen Resnick, University of Massachusetts 
Saturday 12:30 - 2:00
Lunch Break
Saturday 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Campus Center, 904-908 
Class Positions/Class Identities 
Enid Arvidson, University of Texas at Arlington "Remapping Los Angeles or, Taking the Risk of Class in Postmodern Urban Theory" 
Karen Graubart, University of Massachusetts "Indecent Living: Indigenous Women and the Elisions of Class in Early Colonial Peru" 
Merrilee Mardon, University of Massachusetts "German Social Democracy and the Politics of Class" 
Chair: S. Charusheela, Franklin and Marshall College
Campus Center, 804-808 
Politicizing Practice: Understanding Contemporary US Labor Movements 
Michael Hillard, University of Southern Maine "The Politics of High Performance Work Organization (HPWO) in Main: A Non-essentialist Analysis" 
Dan Johnston, University of Massachusetts "Keeping a Clear Head: Class and Organizing in the University of California System" 
Discussant: Carole Biewener, Simmons College
Saturday 4:00 PM- 5:45 PM
Campus Center 904-908 
Diverse Economies: Imagining and Enacting Noncapitalist Futures 
Ken Byrne, University of Massachusetts 
Rebecca Forest, University of Massachusetts 
Julie Graham, University of Massachusetts 
Stephen Healy, University of Massachusetts 
Greg Horvath, University of Massachusetts
Campus Center 804-808 
What's Wrong with Postmodern Marxism (?): Rethinking MARXISM Ten Years On 
Roundtable Discussion
Jack Amariglio, Merrimack College 
Stephen Cullenberg, University of California at Riverside 
Susan Jahoda, University of Massachusetts 
David Ruccio, University of Notre Dame
Saturday 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 PM- 12:00 PM

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