Romulus and Remus or Castor and Pollux? A Conference on Philosophy and the Sciences The Thirteenth Annual Graduate Student Philosophy Conference April 11th and 12th 2014 With Keynote Speakers: Peter Godfrey-Smith (CUNY Graduate Center) and Gary Gutting (University of Notre Dame) Call for Papers: Much like twins, philosophy and science began their existence as indistinguishable […]
The NSSR Dean’s Office has awarded funds to 7 student conferences being organized by anthropology, economics, philosophy, politics, and sociology. Keep your eye out for more information on these exciting conferences coming up this spring! (All dates are tentative. Conferences appear in chronological order) February 22 - “The State of Worldly Philosophy at The New School […]
Professor Nancy Fraser, joint prof. in Politics and Philosophy at the NSSR, has recently published a piece in the UK Guardian titled “How Feminism became Capitalism’s Handmaiden — and How to Reclaim It”. In the article, Prof. Fraser discusses three aims in second wave feminism’s response to post-war capitalism, and how these have been co-opted […]
Join a round table discussion on 23 October 2013, Wednesday, 6PM-8PM at the The New School for Social Research 80 Fifth Ave., Room G 802, New York City. Speakers include: Frédéric Gros (University of Paris XII) Bernard E. Harcourt (University of Chicago and Columbia Law School) Daniele Lorenzini (Universities of Paris-Est Créteil and La Sapienza of Rome) Jasmine […]
Belen Pueyo, a student in the Philosophy department will give a presentation at the 65th Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference called “Rousseau’s Palliative Philosophy: Towards the Destigmatization of Amour-propre.” This takes place on Saturday, October 5th at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. You will find the abstract and more information at the conference website.
Amy Hollywood from the Harvard Divinity School is scheduled to give a talk for the Philosophy Department workshop series on Tuesday September 24, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. in 6 East 16th St., room room 1107. Prof. Hollywood will talk about her intellectual itinerary with respect to medieval mysticism and Continental philosophy.
A number of NSSR PhD students recently won dissertation awards, grants, and fellowships to help fund their research. Some of these awards are highly competitive, so we wanted to say congratulations to the following students: Jessica Chavez, Psychology PhD student, won a grant from the Society of Family Planning Research Fund for an extension of […]
Join the NSSR Philosophy department for their weekly Thursday night workshop series. This week Professor Rainer Forst, from Goethe University Frankfurt, will give a paper title ”A Critical Theory of Normativity.” Thursday, September 19, 2013 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East 16th St D1103
An interview with Todd Kesselman, managing editor of Political Concepts and NSSR grad student. I: What do you want to achieve with Political Concepts? What do you feel differentiates it from other academic journals and what does it contribute to the conversation? Anything you want to expand on from your editorial statement on the website? T: Everything about the project […]
The Anarchist Turn, A book edited by Phd Candidate Jacob Blumenfeld along with Prof. Simon Critchley and Prof. Chiara Bottici (all in the philosophy department was just published by Pluto Press this week. The book is a collection of essays on themes in anarchist political philosophy from various perspectives and fields, with texts from Judith Butler, Chiara […]
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