"Re-inventing Radicalism: Anarchists, Beatniks, & the Civil Rights Movement""Re-inventing Radicalism: Anarchists, Beatniks, & the Civil Rights Movement"Stokes 102 - Humanities Center2013-03-01T16:30:002013-03-01T18:00:00
March 1, 4:30PM
Stokes 102 - Humanities Center
Andrew Cornell is a finalist to be the 2013-15 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow with the Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities. He would participate in the 2013-14 Faculty Seminar, "The Anarchist Tradition, Revisited,” led by Craig Borowiak, Political Scie
A scholar of American studies, Andrew Cornell utilizes an interdisciplinary approach that integrates history and political/social theory to enable the comprehensive examination of subjects ranging from “Labor Studies” to “Social Change & the State.” This work led to his dissertation, “For a World without Oppressors: U.S. Anarchism from the Palmer Raids to the Sixties” which offers a social and intellectual history of anarchism in the mid-20th century and its evolution from the classical anarchist project into contemporary forms.
He is the author of Oppose and Propose! Lessons from Movement for a New Society (AK Press, 2011), a history of a Philadelphia-based feminist pacifist organization active during the 1970s and 1980s. Most recently, he has published on the subject of consensus decision making in the Occupy Wall Street movement. Currently he is a visiting professor at Williams College offering courses cross-listed with the departments of history and politics.
Degrees: PhD, American Studies, New York University, 2011; BA, American Culture, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, 2000
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