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Saturday, July 4 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Art and imperialism in capitalist culture: The socialist alternative

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The commodification of art under capitalism, with a particular emphasis on the influence of imperialist competition and rivalry. Pierre Bourdieu's analysis of "cultural capital." Leon Trotsky's "Literature and Revolution" as a basis for developing a socialist perspective on the art of the past--and the art of the future.

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Bill Keach

Bill Keach teaches in the English Department at Brown University. He has written frequently for the International Socialist Review and is the editor of Leon Trotsky's "Literature and Revolution" and of Giuliana Sgrena's "Friendly Fire," both published by Haymarket.

Saturday July 4, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
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