Philly: A Party for the Left? A Conversation with Jodi Dean (Feb 22)

“Philly Socialists is proud to present a free educational event, open to all members of the public, entitled “A Party for the Left? A Conversation with Jodi Dean.”

Jodi Dean is the Donald R. Harter ’39 Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She is a currently a Fellow at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University. 

She is the author of seven books, including Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies (Duke University Press, 2009) and The Communist Horizon (Verso 2012). She is working on a new book, Crowd and Party, forthcoming from Verso.

Her talk will consider the left’s problem of political organization. In what ways does our failure to think seriously about organization prevent us from asking ourselves what we want and what we are willing to do to get it?”

When: February 22nd, 4pm

Where: Old Pine Community Center, 401 Lombard St. Philadelphia, PA.

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