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Itzel Padrón Zuñiga Receives 2016 Sociologists for Women in Society Undergraduate Social Action Award

Itzel

15th Annual Conference of the International Social Theory Consortium
Capitalism, Culture and Critique


Ames, IA, June 9-10, 2016

In the twenty-first century, as capitalism continues to consolidate power at the planetary level, culture has lost most vestiges of bounded autonomy. Music, art, literature, cinema, television and digital media are almost entirely subsumed as immaterial extensions of capital, simultaneously ideology and commodity. The significance of culture to contemporary capitalism has not gone unnoticed in social theory.  A myriad of approaches have proliferated within and across disciplines. MORE INFO

Spencer Baltes, Senior in Criminal Justice Studies, Received the ISU Student of Distinction Employee Award

Spencer Baltes