Public Engagement

Event Calendar for Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center

February 19 - March 21, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Using Science and Technology to Support Indigenous Governance
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:00 pm

This talk discusses the burgeoning field of Indigenous Science, Technology, and Society (Indigenous STS) and the Indigenous, feminist, and queer theory...

Thursday, February 21, 2019

New Fascism Mass Psychology & Financialization
Thursday, February 21, 2019 10:00 am

What do the worlds of global finance and nationalist populism have in common? How can we understand the rise of today’s 'new fascisms' through the prism of...

A Light in Dark Times: The New School for Social Research and its University in Exile
Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:00 pm

Join us at the launch of Judith Friedlander's riveting new book, A Light in Dark Times: The New School for Social Research and its University in Exile, from...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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...

Thursday, February 28, 2019

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...

Monday, March 11, 2019

White Innocence and the Savaging of Post-Colonial Subjects. A lecture by Houria Bouteldja.
Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00 pm

Houria Bouteldja is a founding member of le Parti des Indigènes de la république, decolonial political member based in France. She wrote numerous...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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),...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

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)....

Friday, March 15, 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...