Public Engagement


Featured Events

Sociology Lecture: Cem Özatalay (University in Exile Visiting Research Scholar)
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 6:00 pm

Our first lecture of the Spring semester features University in Exile Visiting Scholar, Cem Özatalay with his lecture entitled, "A Story of "Conquest in...

Podcast launch: Exiles on 12th Street
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:00 pm

Public Seminar would like to announce the launch of Exiles on 12th Street, a monthly podcast about arts and ideas. From larger-than-life characters to the...

Philosophy Workshop: Bryce Huebner on "Meditating and hallucinating: A socially situated and neuro-Yogācarin perspective"
Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 pm

Lecture by Bryce Huebner, Georgetown University A number of philosophers working on Buddhist traditions have recently explored similarities between the...

Why Read Hannah Arendt Now: Book Launch and Movie Screening
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:00 pm

Vera List Professor of Philosophy, Richard J. Bernstein, will present his new book on Hannah Arendt, Why Read Hannah Arendt Now (2018, Polity Press),...

PSWIP Colloquium: Andrea Long Chu "Females: A Concern "
Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:00 pm

“Everyone is female”—this is the first of several “untenable claims” presented by Andrea Long Chu in her forthcoming book Females: A Concern (Verso, 2019)....

Roger T. Ames 安樂哲 on "Deweyan and Confucian Ethics: A Challenge to the Ideology of Individualism"
Friday, March 15, 2019 4:00 pm

John Dewey, in his resistance to foundational individualism, declares that individual autonomy so conceived is a fiction; for Dewey, it is association that...

Philosophy Workshop: Johanna Oksala on "Is it wrong for feminists to pay other women for housework?"
Thursday, March 28, 2019 6:00 pm

Lecture given by Johanna Oksala, Pratt Institute: Many philosophers have suggested that the aim of imaginative philosophical inquiry is not to provide right...

Celebrating Yirmiyahu Yovel
Friday, March 29, 2019 9:00 am

The Philosophy Department invites you to a conference in honor of the life and work of Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy Yirmiyahu Yovel. The conference...

Celebrating Yirmiyahu Yovel
Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:00 am

The Philosophy Department of The New School for Social Research invites you to a conference in honor of the life and work of Hans Jonas Professor of...