Opening remarks by Alessandra Capperdoni

Peter Ives – (University of Winnipeg) – Gramsci, Language Politics and Hegemony
Response -Professor Emeritus Jerry Zaslove – (SFU)
Giuseppe Vacca – (Italy) The Crisis of the State in Europe between the two wars…
Response – Jerry Zaslove and Giuseppe Vaccca
Jaleh Mansoor – (UBC) Pessimism of the Intellect and Optimism of the will
Andrew Feenberg (SFU) Absolute Historicism in Gramsci and Lukacs
Frank Cunningham – (U of T) – Current Crisis in Democracy
Michael Denning – (Yale) – Every one a legislator