John D. Abromeit
John D. Abromeit
Campus Address: Classroom Building C223
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
Modern European Intellectual History, German History, Critical Social Theory
Max Horkheimer and the Foundations of the Frankfurt School. Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Herbert Marcuse: Heideggerian Marxism, co-edited with Richard Wolin. University of Nebraska, 2005.
Herbert Marcuse: A Critical Reader, co-edited with W. Mark Cobb. Routledge, 2004.
“Anti-Semitism among American Workers and the Aftermath of National Socialism in Germany: Reconsidering the Empirical Social Research of the Frankfurt School in the 1940s and 1950s.” Review of: Theodor W. Adorno and Friedrich Pollock, Guilt and Defense: On the Legacies of National Socialism in Postwar Germany and Group Experiment and Other Writings: The Frankfurt School on Public Opinion in Postwar Germany. Eds. and trans. Andrew Perrin and Jeffrey K. Olick, (Harvard University Press, 2010 and 2011); and Mark Worrell. Dialectic of Solidarity: Labor, Antisemitism, and the Frankfurt School (Haymarket Books. 2009). Forthcoming in the Journal of Modern History.
“Anti-Semitism and Critical Social Theory: The Frankfurt School in Exile.” Review of Eva-Maria Ziege, Antisemitismus und Gesellschaftstheorie: Die Frankfurter Schule im amerikanischen Exil (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 2009). Forthcoming in Theory, Culture and Society.
“La conception matérialiste de la culture chez Max Horkheimer et Theodor Adorno,” Culture, pratique, critique : évolution et actualité du modèle de l’École de Francfort, eds. Gerard Raulet, Iain McDonald and Pierre-Francois Noppen, (Paris: Maison des sciences de l’homme, forthcoming).
“Whiteness as a Form of Bourgeois Anthropology? Historical Materialism and Psychoanalysis in the Work of David Roediger, Max Horkheimer, Erich Fromm and Herbert Marcuse.” Forthcoming in Radical Philosophy Review.
Review of Thomas Wheatland’s The Frankfurt School in Exile: “Reconsidering the History of the Frankfurt School in America.” Reviews in American History, vol. 39, no. 2 (June 2011).
“The Limits of Praxis: The Social Psychological Foundations of Herbert Marcuse and Theodor Adorno’s Interpretations of the 1960s Protest Movements,” Changing the World, Changing Oneself: Political Protest and Collective Identities in the 1960s/70s West Germany and U.S., eds. B. Davis, W. Mausbach, M. Klimke and C. MacDougall (Berghahn Books, 2010).
“The Origins and Development of the Model of Early Critical Theory in the Work of Max Horkheimer, Erich Fromm and Herbert Marcuse,” Politics and the Human Sciences, ed. David Ingram. In Volume 5, of the History of Continental Philosophy, ed. Alan Schrift (London: Acumen Publishing, 2010).
“Left Heideggerianism or Phenomenological Marxism? Revisiting Herbert Marcuse’s Critical Theory of Technology.” Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory Vol. 17, Issue 1 (March, 2010). Portuguese translation: “Heideggerianismo de esquerda ou marxismo fenomenológico? Reconsiderando a Teoria Crítica da Tecnologia de Herbert Marcuse.” Caderno CRH (Universidade Federal da Bahia), Vol. 24, No. 62 (maio-agosto, 2011).
"The Vicissitudes of the Politics of 'Life:' Max Horkheimer and Herbert Marcuse’s Reception of Phenomenology and Vitalism in Weimar Germany." Paper presented at the conference, "Living Weimar Between System and Self," University of Indiana, September 2006. https://scholarworks.iu.edu/dspace/handle/2022/1833/
"Remembering Adorno," Radical Philosophy, no. 124 (March/April 2004), pp. 27-38. http://www.radicalphilosophy.com/pdf/124_abromeit.pdf.
"When Poetry Ruled the Streets: The French May of Events of 1968," Theory, Culture and Society, vol. 19, no. 4, (August, 2002), pp. 255-61.