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Reworking Political Concepts II: A Lexicon in Formation

General Programming

  • Hagar Kotef, Society of Fellows, Columbia University
  • Ann Stoler, New School for Social Research
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
  • Photo ID required for entry
Painting of an owl

This conference is part of the early stages in the formation of a lexicon of political concepts. It will be the sixth in a series of conferences started in Tel Aviv University, and the second to take place in New York City. The project is guided by one formal principle--we pose the Socratic question "what is x?"--and by one theatrical principl--the concepts defined should be relevant to political thought and, more broadly, to thinking about the political.

Speakers and topics include: Ariella Azoulay on Revolution, Susan Buck-Morss on Globalization, E. Valentine Daniel on Concordance, Stathis Gourgouris on Archê, Hagar Kotef on Movement, and many others.

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  • Ariella Azoulay Professor, Program for Culture and Interpretation Bar Ilan University
  • Susan Buck-Morss Professor, Department of Government Cornell University
  • E. Valentine Daniel Professor, Department of Anthropology Columbia University
  • Stathis Gourgouris Professor of Comparative Literature Columbia University
  • Hagar Kotef Fellow at Society of Fellows Columbia University