Gramsci, Culture, and Hegemony
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March 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 13, 2019
Wednesdays, March 6 and 13, 5:30-8:30 PM
What is the role of culture, ideology, values and beliefs in maintaining ruling class power? This two-part seminar will explore key concepts developed by revolutionary leader Antonio Gramsci that address how social groups gain, expand, and maintain their power to lead. We will pay particular attention to art and culture and its use to shape popular perspectives on race, class, and inequality in U.S. society, and we will discuss ways to develop culture that can help us build a new and unsettling force that can counteract ruling class cultural hegemony.
Charon HribarCharon Hribar is the Director of Cultural Strategies at the Kairos Center. She also serves as the co-coordinator of Theomusicology and Movement Arts for the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. Over the past 15 years, Charon has been dedicated to the work of political education, leadership … Read More ›
Claudia de la CruzClaudia is the People's Forum's Director of Culture. She was born in the South Bronx to immigrant parents from the Dominican Republic. She is a popular educator, community organizer and theologian. In her role as Director of Culture at The People’s Forum, Claudia is committed to contribute her experiences and skills … Read More ›