[Marxism] Regional ISO Fall Marxism Conferences

Mark Harris rote.fahne at mail.ru
Wed Oct 26 13:20:14 MDT 2011


Dan,

A group of us from the Asheville (NC) ISO will be attending.


26 октября 2011, 23:14 от Dan Russell <proletariandan at gmail.com>:
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> I just moved to SF so I'll be in Berkeley for the Bay Area conference next
> weekend; hope to see some other folks there and at #OSF.
> 
> http://socialistworker.org/marxism-conferences-2011
> 
> Are you inspired by Occupy Wall Street? Did you join the struggle for Troy
> Davis? Are you part of protests about the housing crisis in your city? Were
> you in the streets for SlutWalk to say "Enough is enough"?
> 
> Millions of people have come to the understanding that capitalism is no
> longer working. And millions of people around the world--from Cairo to
> Athens to New York City--are fighting back.
> 
> Marxism provides a revolutionary understanding of society and a strategy for
> getting rid of exploitation and oppression once and for all. The
> International Socialist Organization is organizing regional conferences in
> cities around the country in October and November to discuss what Marxists
> say about race, class and revolution--and the fight for a better world.
> 
> - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> Meetings and courses include:
> 
> *Why Marx was right*
> 
> *Why the working class can change society*
> -- No power greater: Marxism and the centrality of class
> -- The 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strike: A case study in working-class
> power
> -- The changing working class and the future of the labor movement
> 
> *Black liberation*
> -- Where does racism come from?
> -- The Black freedom struggle: From Martin Luther King to the Black Panthers
> -- Black liberation and socialism
> 
> *Marxism and oppression*
> -- The roots of racial oppression
> -- Theories of women's oppression
> -- Can the working class liberate the oppressed?
> 
> *Marxism, crisis and class struggle*
> -- How capitalism works: What makes capitalism tick?
> -- How capitalism fails: The Marxist theory of crisis
> -- Crisis, exploitation and class struggle
> 
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> Find a conference in a city near you:
> 
> Atlanta | November 12-13
> *Southeast Marxism Conference*
> Georgia State University, General Classroom Building 200, starting 10 a.m.
> Visit the conference Facebook
> page<https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=267046643334727&notif_t=event_invite>
> or
> contact atlantaiso at gmail.com.
> 
> Austin, Texas | November 19
> *Texas Socialist Conference*
> University of Texas at Austin, Mezes 1.306, starting at 11:30 a.m.
> Visit the conference
> website<http://isoaustin.blogspot.com/p/texas-socialist-conference.html>
> or
> contact austinsocialist at hotmail.com.
> 
> Berkeley, Calif. | November 5
> *Bay Area Marxism Conference*
> University of California Berkeley, 220 Wheeler and 126 Barrows, at Bancroft
> and Telegraph, starting at 10 a.m.
> Visit the conference
> website<http://norcalsocialism.org/berkeley-nov5-marxism-conference>
> .
> 
> Boston | November 12-13
> *New England Marxism Conference*
> Location TBA, starting at 10 a.m.
> Visit the conference
> website<http://www.bostonsocialism.org/2011/10/nov-12-13-boston-new-england-marxism.html>
> or
> contact contact at bostonsocialism.org.
> 
> Chicago | October 29
> *Midwest Marxism Conference*
> DePaul University, 2320 N. Kenmore Ave, SAC Room 161, starting at 10 a.m.
> Visit the conference
> website<http://www.chicagosocialists.org/content/midwest-marxism-conference-%E2%80%A2-oct-29th>
> or
> contact chicagosocialists at gmail.com.
> 
> Madison, Wis. | October 22-23
> *Wisconsin Fall Socialist Conference*
> University of Wisconsin-Madison, Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St., see "Today
> in the Union" for exact room locations, starting at 10 a.m.
> Visit the conference
> website<http://iso-madison.blogspot.com/2011/10/wisconsin-fall-socialist-conference.html>
> or
> contact iso.madison.city at gmail.com.
> 
> New York City | November 5-6
> *Greater New York Marxism Conference*
> Columbia University, 116th and Broadway, starting at 10 a.m.
> Visit the conference
> website<http://www.nycsocialist.org/2011/10/greater-new-york-marxism-conference.html>
> or
> contact nyciso at gmail.com <iso.madison.city at gmail.com>.
> 
> Portland, Ore. | November 19
> *Northwest Socialism Conference*
> Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union
> Visit portlandsocialists.org/ or contact pdxiso at gmail.com.
> 
> San Diego | November 12
> *Southern California Marxism Conference*
> Sherman Heights Community Center, 2258 Island Ave., starting at 9 a.m.
> Visit the conference
> website<http://sandiegoiso.org/socal-socialism-conference-2011> or
> contact isosandiego at yahoo.com.
> 
> Washington, D.C. | October 22
> *D.C. Area Marxism Conference*
> Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Branch Library, 1630 7th St. NW, starting at 10 a.m.
> Visit the conference Facebook
> page<https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=122936817808191> or
> contact ISO_district at yahoo.com.
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