Category Archives: Critical Theory Workshop

“The Intellectual World War: Class Struggle in Theory” A Discussion at the CTW’s 2022 Summer School

I was pleased to share an overview of my book project with the participants in the Critical Theory Workshop‘s 2022 Summer School in Paris and online. We discuss my intellectual and political development, elucidating what has led me from French theory and Frankfurt School critical theory to a historical materialist critique of the global theory industry.


Call for Applications: The Critical Theory Workshop’s 15th-Annual Hybrid Summer School

Please consider joining us in Paris or online for the 15th edition of the Critical Theory Workshop’s Summer School (flyer below). Invited speakers include Derek Ford, Clara Lecadet, Helmut-Harry Loewen, Jennifer Ponce de León, Eli Portella Perreras, Salvador Rangel, myself, and more TBA. Click here for more info, including how to apply.

Call for Applications: Critical Theory Workshop 2022 Summer Program in Paris and Online

The 14th annual summer program of the Critical Theory Workshop / Atelier de Théorie Critique will take place in Paris, as well as online, from July 4 to July 22, 2022.


The content will be more or less identical, and invited speakers include Radhika Desai*, Georges Gastaud*, Jacques Pauwels*, Jennifer Ponce de León*, Mary Louise Pratt*, Gabriel Rockhill*, and others TBA (* confirmed). Click here for general information about the program, here for details regarding the Paris program, and here for info about the online program.

Call for Applications: CTW Summer Program in Paris and Online

The Critical Theory Workshop / Atelier de Théorie Critique will host its 2021 Summer Program online from June 28 to July 16. Invited guests include Pierre-Antoine Chardel, Annie Lacroix-Riz, Michael Löwy, Jennifer Ponce de León, Gabriel Rockhill and Sophie Wahnich.

Click here for additional information, including how to apply.

Online Discussion with William I. Robinson about “The Global Police State” 10/24/20

I’m excited to have the opportunity to discuss this extremely important book with the author, William I. Robinson, and Jennifer Ponce de León at 4 p.m. EST on October 24. The discussion will take place online, via the Critical Theory Workshop, and it is free and open to the public. Click here for all of the details.

Lecture: “Rancière and His Legacy: Contributions and Limitations”

Here is my presentation on “Rancière and His Legacy: Contributions and Limitations.” It took place at the Critical Theory Workshop‘s Summer Program at the EHESS in Paris, France, on July 2, 2019. For information on the 2020 summer program click here.