The Political Theory Workshop
Winter 2020
Mondays, 12-1:20pm, Pick 506, unless otherwise noted

January 13th
Antoine Pageau-St-Hilaire, University of Chicago
“Tocqueville’s Democratic Intellectual Mores: Language and History in Democracy in America

January 20th
No Workshop (MLK Day)

January 27th
Anna Stilz, Princeton University
“Are Citizens Culpable for State Action?”

February 3rd in Foster 107
Roxanne Euben, University of Pennsylvania
“What’s in a Word?: Humiliation and Power in Islamic Thought”
Co-Sponsored with 3CT

February 10th
Paul Cheney, University of Chicago
“Montesquieu as Dependency Theorist? An Exercise in Simultaneous Contrast”

February 14th
Nicholas Buccola, Linfield College
“‘Freedom is Hard to Bear’: Concepts of Liberty in James Baldwin’s ‘Down at the Cross’”
Co-sponsored with the Reproductions of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop

February 17th
Christy Monet, University of Chicago
“Rethinking Isaiah Berlin’s Russian Thinkers: Ivan Turgenev’s Shakespearean Works”

Febrary 24th
Lori Marso, Union College
“Find Our Mothers: The Camera as Feminist Technology”

March 2nd
Hélène Landemore, Yale University
“Democracy, Legitimacy and Representation Beyond Elections”

March 9th
Natasha Piano, University of Chicago
“Schumpeter’s Dare: A Critical Contextual Reading of Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy