The Future of the Lumpenproletariat: A Conference in Memory of Glyn Salton-Cox

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May 24, 2024 @ 9:00 am - May 25, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB

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Conference: The Future of the Lumpenproletariat

This conference will explore the Marxist concept of the lumpenproletariat, which was initially translated into English as “social scum.”

Speakers include:

Maurizia Boscagli (UC Santa Barbara)
Katherine Connelly (New York University London)
Colleen Lye (UC Berkeley)
Ben V. Olguín (UC Santa Barbara)
Robert Weide (California State University, Los Angeles)
Keynote: Cedric Johnson (University of Illinois, Chicago)

Visit the conference website for more information.

Cosponsored by the IHC’s Graduate Collaborative Award; Ben V. Olguín, Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in English & UCSB Global Latinidades Center; Charmaine Chua, Asst. Professor, Dept of Global Studies; The Carsey-Wolf Center; The Blum Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy; Amazon and Economic Justice Research Project; the Department of English, UCSB; the Graduate Division, UCSB; the Center on Modern Culture, Materialism, and Aesthetics (COMMA), UCSB English; Medieval Literatures (UCSB English); Bishnupriya Ghosh, Professor of English and Global Studies; the Early Modern Center (UCSB English); the Division of Humanities and Fine Arts; the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor; the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies; the Department of Global Studies; Literature and the Environment Center (UCSB English); the Department of Film and Media Studies; the Department of Feminist Studies; the Central Coast Labor Center; the Graduate Center for Literary Research (GCLR); the Social Sciences Division, UCSB; and Eileen Boris, the Hull Endowed Chair of Gender and Feminist Studies

Image credit: Riot In The Galleria (1910) by Umberto Boccioni


May 24, 2024 @ 9:00 am
May 25, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
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