Antonio Gramsci: excerpts from the prison notebooks
When: 4:30pm, Thursday the 25th of February, 2016
Where: LHRI Seminar Room 1, 29–31 Clarendon Place (map)
Main Text 1: Gramsci (1971) Some theoretical and practical aspects of "economism" (download)
Main Text 2: Gramsci (1971) The study of philosophy (download)
Supplementary Text: Hall (1988) Gramsci and Us (download)
The Quilting Points reading group continues reading Stuart Hall through the theorists who informed his thought. In this session we take two excerpts from the prison notebooks of Antonio Gramsci—arguably Hall's greatest influence. We will look at Gramsci's notion of 'common sense', which is used extensively by Hall, and touch on the concept of 'hegemony', Gramsci's most widely cited idea. As ever, Quilting Points is an inter- multi- cross- and counter-disciplinary reading group, and everyone is welcome to attend.
We look forward to seeing you there.