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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Funds Joint Project

In March of 2015, the Andrew W. Melon Foundation announced a grant to the University of California, Berkeley in conjunction with Northwestern University.

Cristina Lafont recieves "Big Ideas" grant from The Buffet Institute

Professor Cristina Lafont (Director of the Critical Theory Cluster) with other NU faculty receives a 3-year "Big Ideas" grant from the Buffett Institute for establishing the new Global Capitalism and Law research group.

Hosted by the Critical Theory Minor. Discussion by Rebecca Zorach, Art History. Hosted by Ryan Dohoney, Musicology

Critical Theory in Critical Times Workshop

Friday, November 11, 3:00 PM
Critical Theory welcomes Axel Honneth (Univ of Frankfurt & Columbia University) to discuss his book, Freedom's Right.