Franke Lectures in the Humanities

The annual Franke Lectures in the Humanities provide up to four public lectures a year, organized in conjunction with an upper-level undergraduate humanities seminar. The lectures are made possible by the generosity of Richard and Barbara Franke, and are intended to present important topics in the Humanities to a wide and general audience.

The fall 2020 Franke Lectures have been organized in conjunction with the Yale College seminar “The Value of Marx’s Capital” taught by Paul North.

"Das Kapital: Critique, History, Knowledge"

Terrell Carver, University of Bristol, UK

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The Value of Marx’s Capital

Terrell Carver Terrell Carver is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Bristol, UK. He has published widely on Marx and Engels, including translations, editions, and commentary; on sex, gender, sexuality, and masculinity in International Relations; and on poststructuralist methodology and visual analysis. His most recent books include Marx (2018) and Engels before Marx (2020).
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Contact Leana Hirschfeld-Kroen with any questions.

"Marx’s Concept of Alienation"

Marcello Musto, York University

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The Value of Marx’s Capital

Marcello Musto is Professor of Sociology at York University, Toronto, and has published worldwide in more than twenty languages. He is the author of Another Marx: Early Manuscripts to the International (2018) and The Last Years of Karl Marx: An Intellectual Biography (2020). Among his most recent edited books are Marx’s Capital after 150 Years: Critique and Alternative to Capitalism (2019), The Marx Revival: Key Concepts and New Interpretations (2020), and Karl Marx’s Writings on Alienation (2020).
Please register in advance to receive the Zoom link here
Contact Leana Hirschfeld-Kroen with any questions.