Prof. Stanley Aronowitz is one of the best known social theorists in the United States. He is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Urban Education at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he has taught since 1983. He is a specialist in labor, social movements, science and technology, education, social theory and cultural studies, and is Director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the Graduate Center. He is author or editor of twenty-five books, including: Against Schooling: For an Education that Matters (2008); Left Turn: Forging a New Political Future (2006); Just Around The Corner (2005); How Class Works (2003); The Last Good Job in America (2001); The Knowledge Factory (2000); The Jobless Future (1994), and False Promises: The Shaping of American Working Class Consciousness (1973, 1992). His most recent work is Taking it Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals (Columbia University Press, 2012). He is founding editor of the journal Social Text and co-founder of Situations: Project of the Radical Imagination.
Friday, October 5, 2:00-4:00 PM, Seminar Room 4, Monroe Library, Loyola University
Professor Aronowitz will discuss issues raised in his new book, Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals (Columbia University Press, 2012).
Saturday, October 6, 2:00-4:00 PM, Seminar Room 4, Monroe Library, Loyola University
Professor Aronowitz will speak and lead a discussion on the topic “"What's Next? Beyond the Limits of Protest and Resistance."
Monday, October 8, 7:30 PM, Nunemaker Auditorium, Loyola University
Professor Aronowitz will present a public lecture entitled "Class Rules: An Analysis of the American Class System.”
Prof. Aronowitz’s visit is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and the Biever Guest Lectures Committee.