Red Thread (Ideology) Reading Group – The Frankfurt School

Hi to all

Here are the details of the next Red Thread reading group meeting at the Lebanese café near the corner of Boundary and Vulture Sts, West End on this coming Sunday, the 5th of September 2010 at 12 noon.

Hey all,

Please find below the readings for next weeks Ideology Reading Group, at the usual time and place of 12pm at the Lebanese Cafe, West End.

This round of readings concerns the Frankfurt School, and particularly their debates over the Marxist interpretation of ‘culture’. A few readings are listed below, though they are just suggestions, and in no set order.

Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer – The Culture Industry http://marxists.org/reference/archive/adorno/1944/culture-industry.htm

Walter Benjamin – The work of art in the age of Mechanical Reproduction http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/benjamin.htm

Theodor Adorno – The Culture Industry Reconsidered
http://www.icce.rug.nl/~soundscapes/DATABASES/SWA/Culture_industry_reconsidered.shtml

Cheers, and hope to see everyone there

Jon Piccini
PhD Student
History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics
The University of Queensland
Room 726, Michie Building (9)
jon.piccini@uqconnect.edu.au

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