Presentations

International Meetings

“Global Climate Change and the Treadmill of Production of Value.” Third International Sociological Association (ISA) Forum of Sociology, Vienna, Austria (July, 2016).

 

“Marx, Critique of Political Economy, and the Frankfurt School.” Invited panel presentation at the International Herbert Marcuse Society Conference. Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, USA (November, 2015).

 

“Contemporary Environmentalism and Social Emancipation.” Sixth Biennial International Herbert Marcuse Society Conference (IHMSC), Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, USA (November, 2015).

 

 “Capital, History, and Environmental Politics: Alienation as Self-Generated Domination.” RC 36 Alienation Theory and Research, International Sociological Association (ISA), Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA (August, 2015).

 

“Capital, History, and Environmental Politics: Alienation as Self-Generated Domination.” RC 36 Alienation Theory and Research, International Sociological Association (ISA), Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA (August, 2015).

 

“Towards an Immanent Critique of Contemporary Environmentalism: Reconstructing Theory and Practice in an Age of Helplessness.” Annual meeting of the International Social Theory Consortium (ISTC), University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom (June, 2015).

 

“Toward a Critique of the Anthropocene: Capital, History, and Environmental Politics.” Annual Meeting of the International Social Theory Consortium, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA (May, 2014).

 

“Critique and Transformation: On the Hypothetical Nature of Ecosystem Service Value” Annual Meeting of the International Association for Environmental Philosophy, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (October, 2014).

National Meetings

“Planetary Crisis, the Dynamic of Capital, and Contemporary Ecological Subjectivity” Annual Self and Society Symposium, August 9, 2019 (New York, NY).

“Nature, Totality, and Social Mediation: A Reply to Foster’s False Polarizations.” Annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 14, 2018 (Philadelphia, PA).

“If climate ‘changes everything’, why does so much remain the same?” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (Marxist sociology regular paper session) Seattle, WA (August, 2016).

 

“Toward a Critical-Functionalist Model of Contemporary Ecological Subjectivity” ASA Self/Society mini-conference, Seattle, WA (August, 2016).

 

“Freedom and Agency in the Anthropocene: A Critique of Twentieth-Century Helplessness” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (critical theory regular paper session) San Francisco, California (August, 2014).

 

“Contours of Sociobiophysicality and the Necessity of Critical Theory” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (critical theory regular paper session) Denver, Colorado (August, 2012).

 

“Bringing Authoritarianism Back In: Reification, Latent Prejudice, and Economic Threat” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (critical theory regular paper session) Las Vegas, Nevada (August 2011).

 

Regional Meetings

"Market Environmentalism and the Neoliberal Self." Annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, April 4, 2020 (Omaha, NE). (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19). 

"Critical Reflections on America`s Green New Deal: Capital, Labor, and the Dynamics of Contemporary Social Change." Annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, April 5, 2020 (Omaha, NE). (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19). 

“Critical Theory and Global Climate Change: What is to be Done? And Who is Going to Do It?” Annual meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society Sociological, April 20, 2019 (Chicago, IL).

“Alienation in the University.” Invited presentation for special panel: Critical Theory and the Everyday Life of the Critical Theorist. Midwestern Sociological Society, Chicago, IL (March, 2016).

 

“Global Climate Change and the Methodology of Critique” Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Sociological Society, Kansas City, MO (March, 2015).

 

“U.S. Environmentalism and the Cold War Regime” Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA (April, 2013).

 

“For Environmental Sociology: Contours of Sociobiophysicality and the Necessity of Critical Theory” Annual Meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, New Orleans, Louisiana (March, 2012).