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Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam

“The whiteness of capital” by Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam

2017 – 2018 Faculty Fellow Victoria Hattam recently published an article on “The whiteness of capital” in The Journal for Cultural Research. This article examines the relationship between whiteness, capital mobility, and migration along the U.S.-Mexico border. For more information, visit The Journal for Cultural Research online. The full article can be found here: The whiteness of capital. 

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2018-2019 Faculty Research Fellowships

The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies is pleased to invite faculty in any discipline at the New School for Social Research to apply for a fellowship of up to $5660 to support research and writing during the 2018-2019 academic year (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019). Proposals should provide a one-page explanation […]

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2018-2019 Graduate Student Fellowships

ANNOUNCEMENT: Dissertation and Thesis Fellowships The Robert L. Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies is pleased to invite doctoral and master’s candidates in any discipline at the New School for Social Research to apply for a fellowship to support dissertation or thesis research and writing during the 2018-2019 academic year. Students may be considered for one […]

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Transparency and the Factory Farm: Agritourism and Counter-Activism at Fair Oaks Farms

Congratulations to former graduate fellow Jan [], whose essay “Transparency and the Factory Farm: Agritourism and Counter-Activism at Fair Oaks Farms,” is now forthcoming from Gastronomica! The abstract is reproduced below. Read more here. “The American meat industry has a fraught relationship with the visibility of its operations and the public narrative about its treatment of […]

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Courage Before the Break

Courage Before the Break Agnes Heller’s Theory of “Radical Needs” Revisited by Max L. Feldman This article was first published on Public Seminar. See the original posting here. “Good persons exist, how are they possible?” With this question, inimitable Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller outlines her philosophical territory. As readers of critical theory, it is hard to […]

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Is Amartya Sen the 21st Century’s ‘Great Critic’ of Capitalism?

Is Amartya Sen 21st Century’s ‘Great Critic’ of Capitalism? A response to Tim Rogan This article was first published by Public Seminar. The original post can be found here. Tim Rogan, in an essay recently published by Aeon, claims that Amartya Sen is the “Century’s Great Critic of Capitalism.” He states that Sen deserves this attribute because of […]

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Former Fellow Rachel Sherman

Former Faculty Fellow and “Uneasy Street” Author Rachel Sherman Named 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Please congratulate former Heilbroner Center Faculty Fellow and Uneasy Street author Rachel Sherman on being named 2018’s Andrew Carnegie Fellow! The following report was originally published on New School News. In her critically acclaimed 2017 book, Uneasy Street: the Anxieties of Affluence, Rachel Sherman spoke with 50 affluent New Yorkers to examine their lifestyle choices and their understanding […]

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Graduate Fellow Amanda Zadorian Named Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development, Moscow

Please congratulate our Graduate Fellow Amanda Zadorian on her upcoming postdoctoral fellowship at the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Moscow. For more information, click here. 

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Observing the Social Content of Economic Competition: A report of new findings

“Observing the Social Content of Economic Competition: A report of new findings,” by Heilbroner Center colleague Professor Paulo L. dos Santos. This article was originally published on Public Seminar. “Recent studies have found that the distributions of a number of important economic variables follow well-known patterns or distributional forms. These include changes in stock prices, corporate […]

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Collective Imaginations of Capitalism: A Graduate Student Symposium

Please join us for The Heilbroner Center’s annual graduate symposium, coming up on April 13th, 2018, in the Wolff Conference Room, 6 E. 16th Street. This year’s theme is Collective Imaginations of Capitalism. The conference is organized and presented by the Heilbroner Center’s graduate fellows. The schedule is as follows:  11:00 AM: Breakfast 11:30 AM: […]

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