List of Events (Spring 2018)

January 17: Erhard Busek gives a public seminar entitled “Religion and the Future of Europe” at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. The lecture starts at 4:30 pm on Duke’s East Campus, Ahmadieh Family Conference Room (West Duke 101). More information can be found here.

January 18 (Rescheduled: January 25): Antong Liu (Duke, Political Science) presents his paper entitled “Rousseauean Honor in the Face of Disrespect” at the Duke Political Theory Workshop. The workshop starts at 4 p.m. on Duke’s West Campus, Gross Hall 230E. More information can be found here.

January 29: Lital Levy (Princeton, Comparative Literature) gives a lecture entitled “Before ‘Global Modernisms’: Renaissance, Reform, and Rewriting in the 19th-20th c. Global South” sponsored by Duke’s Department of Religious Studies. The lecture starts at 12 pm, room TBD. More information can be found here.

February 1: Chris Kennedy (Duke, Political Science) presents at the Duke Political Theory Workshop. The workshop starts at 4 pm on Duke’s West Campus, Gross Hall 230E. More information can be found here.

February 1: Sophia Rose Arjana (Western Kentucky, Philosophy and Religion) gives a lecture entitled “Muslim in Public Discourse: Competing Narratives, Monsters, and Heroes” at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. The lecture starts at 4:30 pm on Duke’s East Campus, Ahmadieh Family Conference Room (West Duke 101). More information can be found here.

February 1: Noel Lenski (Yale, History) presents at the Center for Late Ancient Studies Lecture series. Her talk is titled “Roman Refugees: Settling Extra-Territorial Peoples Inside a World Empire”. The event starts at 5:30 pm on Duke’s West Campus, 0013 Westbrook. More information can be found here.

February 8-9: The 2018 Duke Graduate Conference in Political Theory takes place on Duke’s West Campus in Gross Hall 230E (February 8, 4 pm) and Gross Hall 270 (February 9, 10 am). Graduate students from Brown University, Paris I, the University of Chicago, the University of Dallas, and Yale University present papers on an array of topics in political theory. More information can be found here.

February 9: John McCormick (Chicago, Political Science) gives the keynote speech entitled “Leo Strauss’s Machiavelli and the Querelle between the Few and the Many” at the annual Duke Graduate Conference in Political Theory. The speech starts at 1 pm on Duke’s West Campus, Gross Hall 270. More information can be found here.

February 11: Sarah Igo (Vanderbilt, History) gives a lecture entitled “Reflections on a Material History of Citizenship” at the Triangle Intellectual History Seminar. The lecture starts at 5 pm at the National Humanities Center. More information can be found here.

February 16: Kate Manne (Cornell, Philosophy) presents at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Parr Center for Ethics Speaker Series. The event starts at 3 pm at UNC-Chapel Hill, Caldwell Hall 213. More information can be found here.

February 22: Margaret Regan gives the Annual Human Rights @Duke Lecture entitled “Detention, Deportation, and Death: America’s Undocumented Immigrants Under Fire” at the Kenan Institute for Ethics. The lecture starts at 5 pm on Duke’s East Campus, Jameson Gallery (Friedl 225). More information can be found here.

February 22: Deirdre McCloskey (Illinois-Chicago) gives a public lecture as part of Duke’s Center for the History of Political Economy’s Hayek Lecture Series. Her lecture is titled “Free Market Liberalism is Humane.” The lecture starts at 5 pm on Duke’s West Campus, Social Sciences 139. More information can be found here.

March 1: Steven Macedo (Princeton, Political Science) presents at the Duke Political Theory Workshop. The workshop starts at 4 pm on Duke’s West Campus, Gross Hall 230E. More information can be found here.

March 7: J Baird Calicott (North Texas, Philosophy) presents a paper titled “The Topos of Mu and the Predicative Self: The Kyoto School and Western Eco-philosophy” at the Center for Comparative Philosophy and the Global Asia Initiative’s joint workshop.  The event starts at 1 pm on Duke’s West Campus, Gross Hall 230E. More information can be found here.

March 22: Pierre Rosanvallon (Collège de France, History of Politics) gives a public lecture entitled “Populism and Democracy in the 21st Century”. The lecture starts at 5 pm on Duke’s West Campus, the Ahmadieh Family Auditorium (Gross Hall 107).

March 23: Nathan Kurz (Birkbeck, University of London) gives a lecture entitled “Retreat from Humanity: Jewish Internationalism and Human Rights after the Holocaust” at the NC Jewish Studies Seminar. The lecture starts at 12:15 pm on Duke’s East Campus, Friedl 225. More information can be found here.

April 8: Giacomo Todeschini gives a lecture entitled “Jews, Economic Metaphors and the Healthy Body Politic (15th-16th c.)” at the NC Jewish Studies Seminar. The lecture starts at 3 pm at Duke, room TBA. More information can be found here.

April 12: Arash Abizadeh (McGill, Political Science) presents at the Duke Political Theory Workshop. The workshop starts at 4:oo pm on Duke’s West Campus, Gross Hall 230E. More information can be found here.

April 13-14: The 2018 E. Maynard Adams Symposium for the Humanities on Disagreements, Intolerance, and Incivility in Public Life featuring a public lecture from Jeremy Waldron (NYU, Law) starts at 5:30 pm on Friday, April 13 in Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill. Panel sessions start at 9 am on Saturday, April 14 at the Center for School for School Leadership Development at UNC-Chapel Hill. More information can be found here.

April 19: Julie Rose (Dartmouth, Government) presents at the UNC Political Theory Workshop. The workshop starts at 4:3o pm at UNC, room TBA.

April 22: Mia Bay (Rutgers, History) gives a lecture entitled “Talking Back to Thomas Jefferson: African American Nationalism in the New Republic, 1776-1808” at the Triangle Intellectual History Seminar. The lecture starts at 5 pm at the National Humanities Center. More information can be found here.