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Session 5: Sunday, June 3rd: 10:00 - 11:50am
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As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth, it is important to highlight not only his critique of capital, class, and exploitation, but also his wide-ranging discussions of gender, of non-European and First Peoples, of national and ethnic oppression and resistance, and of capitalism and the environment. This panel will reveal Marx as a far more multidimensional thinker than is usually supposed by both supporters and critics.



Kevin B. Anderson has written on Marx, Hegel, the Frankfurt School, and Foucault, and his most recent book is Marx at the Margins. He is working on a study of Marx’s 1879-82 notebooks on non-Western and precapitalist societies and gender. He is a member of the International Marxist-Humanist...

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Emanuela Conversano received her PhD in "Storia delle idee. Filosofia e Scienza" [= History of Ideas. Philosophy and Science] from the Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa-Florence). Her research interests initially concentrated on the relations between natural sciences, anthropology and...

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Heather A. Brown is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Westfield State University, Massachusetts. She is the author of Marx on Gender and the Family: A Critical Study and is currently working on a manuscript on the value of Marx’s humanism for ecology.

WEI Xiaoping is Professor at the Philosophy Institute of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS), vice-director of China Society of History of Marxist Philosophy;vice-director of Society of Western Marxist Philosophy, vice-director of Society of economic philosophy, research area is Marxist...

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