2018 Faculty

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Six-Week Seminars

Eduardo Cadava

Professor of English, Princeton University

Seminar: Genealogies of Memory and Perception: Literature and Photography

Peter Gordon

Amabel B. James Professor in History; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Germanic Languages; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University

Seminar: Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory


Heather Love

Associate Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Seminar: Reading the Social World: Observation, Description, Interpretation


Tracy McNulty

Professor of French and Comparative Literature, Cornell University

Seminar: Intersubjective Acts: Psychoanalysis and Politics


Veena Das

Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Anthropology and Adjunct Professor of Humanities, Johns Hopkins University

Mini-Seminar: Ordinary Ethics and Its Critics


Bernard E. Harcourt

Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Political Science, Columbia University; Director of the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought; Directeur d’études, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris

Mini-Seminar: Toward a Critical Practice


Samuel Moyn

Professor of Law and History, Yale University

Mini-Seminar: American War


Avital Ronell

University Professor of the Humanities; Professor of German, Comparative Literature, and English; Director of Poetics & Theory, New York University

Mini-Seminar: Trauma Zone – Falling Apart in Literature & Philosophy


Visiting Guest Lecturers

Homi Bhabha

Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities, Department of English; Director, Mahindra Humanities Center; Senior Advisor on the Humanities to the President and Provost, Harvard University

Lecture: Statelessness and Death: Reflections on the Burdened Life


Paul Fleming

Professor of German Studies and Comparative Literature; Taylor Family Director, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University

Lecture: The Politics of Anecdotes


Alondra Nelson

Professor, Sociology and Gender Studies, Columbia University; President, Social Science Research Council

Lecture: Moral Institutions and Racial Reconciliation after the Genome


Sari Nusseibeh

Professor of Philosophy, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem

Lecture: Sound Minds