Columbia College Chicago

October 13, 2009

Cultural Studies Colloquium Series

Photo: Carmelo Esterrich
2009-2010 Series
October 15 - 4:00 pm
Please note the new location for this event.

This event will be held in the The Quincy Wong Center for Artistic Expression (formerly the Hokin Annex) 623 S Wabash, 1st floor

Dr. Lawrence Grossberg

Morris Davis Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies and Cultural Studies (Adjunct Distinguished Professor of America Studies, Anthropology and Geography), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"From Financial Crisis to Political Ontology -- Rescuing Economics from Economists"

Lawrence Grossberg is the Morris Davis Distinguished Professor of Communication Studies and Cultural Studies, Adjunct Distinguished Professor of American Studies, Anthropology, and Geography, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has won numerous awards from the National Communication Association and the International Communication Association for scholarship, teaching and mentorship, as well as, most recently, the University of North Carolina Distinguished Teaching Award (for Post-Baccalaureate Teaching). He has been the co-editor of the international journal Cultural Studies for twenty years. His work has been translated into a dozen languages. His most recent books include New Keywords: A Revised Vocabulary of Culture and Society (with Tony Bennett and Meaghan Morris, Blackwells, 2005), MediaMaking: Mass Media in a Popular Culture (with Ellen Wartella, D. Charles Whitney and MacGregor Wise, Sage, 2005) and Caught in the Crossfire: Kids, Politics and America's Future (Paradigm, 2005). His latest book, We All Want to Change the World: The Intellectual Labor of Cultural Studies (Duke University Press, 2010) considers the work necessary to create a cultural studies capable of understanding the contemporary conjuncture and of opening up possibilities for struggle and change.

Pre-Reading Article
Grossberg, Lawrence. "Does Cultural Studies Haves Futures? Should It? (Or What's the Matter with New York?)" Cultural Studies, Vol. 20, No. 1 January 2006, pp. 1-32.

See the WEBSITE for more information on this series.

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