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Queer Temporality and Media Aesthetics Workshop

All day, sponsored by Critical Theory

The Critical Theory Program presents: Queer Temporality and Media Aesthetics Workshop with Astrid Deuber Mankowsky (University of Bochum and Columbia...

Dec
3
2018

Fanon, Aesthetics and the Decolonial Turn

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, sponsored by Critical Theory

DISCUSSION OF:- Alia Al-Saji, “Glued to the Image: Fanon and Muslim Racialization through Works of Art”- Nelson Maldonado-Torres, “On Metaphysical...

Dec
1
2018

Minorities in Philosophy Screening and Panel Discussion

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

UHURU PHALAFALA (STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY) & PREMESH LALU (UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE) HOST & CHAIR: NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY’S MAP (MINORITIES AND PHILOSOPHY)...

Nov
9
2018

Critical Theory in Critical Times Workshop: Seyla Benhabib

3:30 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

EXILE, STATELESSNESS, MIGRATIONA Discussion with Seyla Benhabib Invited commentators: Craig Calhoun (Arizona State University), Mary Dietz (Northwestern), José Medina (Northwestern), and...

Nov
1
2018

Gayatri Gopinath & Marlon Bailey - Unruly Visions

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents "Unruly Visions" - a book talk by Gayatri Gopinath (New York University) moderated by...

Jun
6
2018

Killing is the Law - Dr. Joy James & Dr. Sora Han

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents our final event of the year – “Killing is the Law” a...

Mar
1
2018

Slowness and Agitation - Dr. Mel Y. Chen

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents a talk by Dr. Mel Y. Chen (University of California, Berkeley). The event...

Nov
3
2017

PPW - Jonny Thakkar

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Northwestern Practical Philosophy Workshop

Plato and Critical Theory

Apr
17
2017

Anne-Emmanuelle Berger lecture

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by Department of French and Italian

Anne-Emmanuelle Berger holds an “agrégation de Lettres modernes” (1981), a doctorate from the University of Paris VIII (613 pages, 1990),...

Feb
7
2017

Revisiting Adorno and Black Expression

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

Revisiting Adorno and Black Expression Fumi Okiji (Black Arts Postdoctoral Fellow, Departments of Performance Studies and African American Studies) in conversation...

Nov
3
2016

Critical Theory in Critical Times Reading Group

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, sponsored by Critical Theory

Prepatory reading group session for interested faculty and graduate students for the Critical Theory in Critical Times workshop with Axel...

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