Spring 2021 Schedule

February 2

Gloria Origgi (EHESS), “Ground Zero: The Triangle of Humiliation”

Discussant: TBD

February 16

Sophie Marcotte-Chenard (Carleton), “Beyond the Warring Gods: The Political Weber Reconsidered”

Discussant: TBD

March 2

Kevin Duong (Virginia), “Freud in the Tropics”

Discussant: TBD

March 16

Dan Schillinger (Yale), “Euripides’ Critique of Courage in Trojan Women“ 

Discussant: Owen Phillips

March 30

Heather Wilford (Yale), “Tocqueville on America, Democracy, and a New Form of Empire”

Discussant: TBD

April 6

Angélica Bernal (UMass Amherst), “Pachamama’s Rights, Climate Crisis, & the Decolonial Cosmos”

Discussant: Alexander Kolokotronis

April 20

Clifton Granby (Yale), title TBD

Discussant: Mie Inouye

May 4

Robert Nichols (Minnesota), “Theft is Property!: Dispossession and Critical Theory”

Discussant: Leila Ben Abdallah