From Tragedy to Farce: The Afterlife of Critical Theory in America

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 18:00 to 20:00

Please join us for a public lecture with Robert Zwarg on the import and transformation of Critical Theory in America, the intellectual tradition most prominently associated with Theodor
W. Adorno and Max Horkheimer.

7 July 2014
6-8 pm
GWZ 2.516

Robert Zwarg studied philosophy, cultural science, and translation studies in Leipzig, Davis, and Mexico City. In 2012 he was a Visiting Scholar at the New School for Social Research in New York City. He is currently finishing his PhD project on the reception of Critical Theory in America at Leipzig University.

The event is free and open to the public.

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