Nancy Holmstrom

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Nancy Holmstrom

Nancy Holmstrom is Chair of the Philosophy Department at Rutgers – Newark, and a longtime socialist and feminist activist and scholar. She has published numerous articles on core concepts of social/political philosophy including freedom, exploitation, rationality and women's nature/human nature. She has edited The Socialist Feminist Project: A Reader in Theory and Politics and coedited Not for Sale: In Defense of Public Goods.[1]

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1990, held September 6-8, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[2]

Recent Developments in Marxist Theory

  • Nancy Holmstrom, Department of Philosophy, Rutgers University
  • Michael Brown, Department of Sociology, CUNY
  • Bertell Ollman, Department of Plitics, New York University

Socialist Scholars Conference

Nancy Holmstrom, Against the Current, Carl Bloice, People's Daily World Moscow Correspondent, Ernest Mandel, Marxist Economist Bogdan Denitch and Keitha Fine, East European Cultural Endowment were speakers on the Left Perspectives on the Collapse of the Eastern Bloc panel sponsored by Against the Current and Bulletin in Defense of Marxism at the Tenth Annual Socialist Scholars Conference. The conference was held April 24-26, 1992 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York City[3]

Communist "Manifestivity"

On October 30 and 31, 1998 the Brecht Forum presented the "Communist Manifestivity -150th Anniversary of the Communist Manifesto" at at Cooper Union's Great Hall, New York.

One of the many workshops at the Manifestivity was;

What Are Revolutionary Politics Today? with Nancy Holmstrom, Peter Kwong, Anthony Monteiro, Leo Panitch, Daniel Singer, Brenda Stokely and Carmen Vazquez. Moderator: Sam Anderson

Against the Current

In 2009 Nancy Holmstrom was listed as an advisory editor of Against the Current, bi-monthly analytical journal of U.S. Trotskyite organization Solidarity .[4]

Left Forum board

In 2009, the Left Forum board included Stanley Aronowitz, Roderick Bush, Eric Canepa, Vivek Chibber, Nancy Holmstrom, Jamie McCallum, Lorraine Minnite, Frances Fox Piven, Hobart Spalding, Bill Tabb, Richard D. Wolf and Julia Wrigley[5].

Campaign for Peace and Democracy

Holmstrom is listed as an endorser of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy, as of March 15, 2010.[6]

External links


  1. About Against the Current
  2. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  3. SSE Tenth Annual Conference Program, 1992
  4. About Against the Current
  6. Endorsers