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New Video (July 2021): Dr. Rudolf J. Siebert joined an international group of scholars to discuss “Critical Theory and the Human Condition.” His presentation, entitled, “Marx & Freud, Horkheimer & Adorno: Beyond the Historical Gender Struggle,” can be found here. The link to the entire conference can be found here.

New Book: The paperback version of Dr. Siebert’s festschrift, The Critique of Religion and Religion’s Critique: On Dialectical Religiology, edited by Dustin J. Byrd, is now available from Haymarket Books. www.haymarketbooks.org

New Video (June 2021): Dr. Rudolf J. Siebert joined Jeremiah Morelock, Dalal Sarnou, and Dustin J. Byrd for a discussion concerning the relationship between religion and gender. Dr. Siebert’s presentation, “Religion and Gender: A Critical Theory Perspective,” can be found here: Religion and Gender: A Critical Theory Perspective

New Video (April 2021): Dr. Rudolf J. Siebert participated in a roundtable discourse with international scholars entitled, “Critical Theory Today: Heritage and Usage.” This discourse was sponsored by St. Petersburg State University, Russia, and took place on April 26, 2021. Video of Dr. Siebert’s portion can be found here: Critical Theory of Religion: Union, Disunion, and Reunion

New Social Media (March 2021): dialectical-religion.org is now on Facebook. Join us there to stay up to date on the Critical Theory of Religion and Society: Rudolf J. Siebert on FaceBook

New Book Chapter (February 2021): Dr. Siebert co-authored the book chapter “Mythology, Dialectic, and Enlightenment: Determinate Negation,” with Michael R. Ott and Dustin J. Byrd. It has been published with Brill in the book How to Critique Authoritarian Populism: Methodologies of the Frankfurt School, edited by Jeremiah Morelock. How to Critique Authoritarian Populism

New Book (Fall 2020): A Festschrift in honor of the long career of Rudolf J. Siebert, entitled The Critique of Religion and Religion’s Critique: On Dialectical Religiology, edited by Dustin J. Byrd, was released. (Leiden, Netherlands: Brill Publishing, 2020). Critique of Religion and Religion’s Critique

Honors: In November of 2020, the city of Kalamazoo, MI, honored Dr. Rudolf J. Siebert and his wife Margaret with a plaque on a bench in the northeast corner of Frays Park, close to the Siebert family residence. 

  • Forthcoming Book Chapter (2021): “A Dialectical Approach to the Roman Religion of Utility: The Hinges of History,” co-authored with Dustin J. Byrd, in the forthcoming book Dialectics of Religion and the Roman World, edited by Dies van der Linde (University of Amsterdam) and Francesca Mazzilli (Durham University). It is to be published by Franz Steiner Verlag (Germany), in their series “Potsdamer Altertumswissenschaftliche Beiträge”
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