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Visionary Organizing Lab


Dialectical Humanism: The Thought of James and Grace Lee Boggs 

Wednesdays, September 11--October 16
Six Week Online Class

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Through a close reading and engagement with the ideas of James and Grace Lee Boggs, the class will explore:

  • How the Boggses understood the historical development of capitalism and revolution
  • How the Boggses understood the relationship of racism to capitalism and technology
  • What the Boggses meant by “dialectical humanism” and “Change yourself to change the world.”

The class will be taught by Matt Birkhold via zoom. Matt holds a PhD in historical sociology, worked with Grace Lee Boggs for almost ten years, and has published widely on the Boggses. The Class Syllabus and readings will be made available to participants during the first class.

Registration is sliding scale $125-250. Some scholarships are available.

Please contact for more info and questions about scholarships. Boggs Class Flyer