The Singularity of Stanley Aronowitz

Friday, March 3rd, 2023
11am - 7pm

Skylight Room
365 5th Avenue New York, NY
(Corner of 34th Street)

CUNY Graduate Center & The Institute for the Radical Imagination presents:

The Singularity of Stanley Aronowitz

A symposium on the legacy and contemporary relevance of Stanley Aronowitz’s intellectual contributions

11:00 AM         
Opening Address     

Cornel West

Towards a Party of Ideas: Celebrating the Life and Work of Stanley Aronowitz

11:30 – 12:50 PM
Literature As Social Knowledge

Michael Denning, Yale University
Barbara Foley, Rutgers, Newark
Andrew Long, Claremont College
Sohnya Sayers, Cooper Union

1:00 – 1:50 PM

2:00  PM
Homage to Stanley

Richard Wolff  

2:30 – 4:10 PM
Labor and Power

Peter Bratsis, CUNY - Borough of Manhattan College
Bruno Gulli,  CUNY - Kingsborough Community College
Kristin Lawler, Mount St. Vincent College
Manny Ness, CUNY - Brooklyn College

4:20 – 5:40 PM
The Necessity of Philosophy

B. Ricardo Brown, Pratt Institute
Michael Menser, CUNY - Brooklyn College
Michael Pelias, LIU - Brooklyn
Ivan Zatz, Retired, Pratt Institute

5:45 – 7:00 PM
Knowledge Factories

Michael Ferlise, Hudson Community College
Josh Kolbo, Independent Scholar
Michael Pelias, Facilitator
David Van Arsdale, Syracuse University
David Winters, Rutgers, New Brunswick

7:00 PM

Sponsored by the MA Program in Liberal Studies:

Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Radical Imagination:

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