Schedule

The Political Theory Workshop
Spring 2021
Mondays, 12-1:20pm CST, Zoom

April 5th
Matthew Landauer, University of Chicago
“‘Both, and Neither:’ Freedom and Constitutional Sophistry in Aristotle’s Politics”

April 12th
Kevin Duong, University of Virginia
“Freud in the Tropics”

April 19th
Aylon Cohen, University of Chicago
“Cruising the Symbolic or the Traffic in Men: Masonic Contracts, Fraternal Contact, and the Bourgeois Public Sphere”

April 26th
Silvia Fedi, University of Chicago
“Women in Corinth: Gender, Justice, and Failed Revolution in Euripides’ Medea”

May 3rd
John Harpham, University of Chicago
“The Intellectual Origins of American Slavery”

May 10th
Christy Monet, University of Chicago
“The Family-State Idiom in 19th Century Russian Literature: Meditations on Liberal Feeling versus Liberal Contract”

May 17th
Agatha Slupek, University of Chicago
“Feminist Justice in Public: #MeToo in the New Abolitionist Moment”

May 24th
Bernardo Zacka, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“The Politics of Sight: Re-Visiting Timothy Pachirat’s Every Twelve Seconds”