Public Engagement


Featured Events

The Stakes: 2020 & the Survival of American Democracy
Monday, October 21, 2019 7:00 pm

In his new book, The Stakes, columnist, author and American Prospect cofounder Robert Kuttner explains how American democracy would be menaced by a second...

Bonds and Boundaries of Debt: Towards an Interdisciplinary Research Agenda
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:00 pm

Amna Akbar, Destin Jenkins, Julia Ott, and Caitlin Zaloom will discuss Bonds and Boundaries of Debt. This event brings together scholars interested in the...

Philosophy Workshop on Joel Whitebook's, "Freud: An Intellectual Biography"
Thursday, October 31, 2019 6:00 pm

Dr.Joel Whitebook, Philosopher and Psychoanalyst will discuss his book Freud: An Intellectual Biography As Hegel observed, the “Objective Spirit” never...

Imagined Futures and Capitalist Dynamics (Fall 2019 Heuss Lecture)
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:00 pm

In a capitalist system, consumers, investors, and corporations orient their activities toward a future that contains opportunities and risks. How do actors...

Philosophy Workshop: Anna Schriefl on "Aristotle's concept of matter and the generation of animals"
Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:00 pm

Anna Schriefl, University of Bonn, on "Aristotle's concept of matter and the generation of animals" Abstract: There is a broad consensus that Aristotle...

Philosophy Workshop: Markus Gabriel on: "The Power of Art"
Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:00 pm

We live in an era of aesthetics. Art has become both pervasive and powerful – it is displayed not only in museums and galleries but also on the walls of...

Trans | Acker: trans, queer and genderqueer readings of the work of Kathy Acker
Friday, November 22, 2019 9:00 am

This seminar invites trans writers and critics to address Kathy Acker's work, not just for its rich material on gender but also more generally. Together, we...

Philosophy Workshop: Jamieson Webster & Adrienne Harris on "Conversion Disorder: Listening to the Body in Psychoanalysis"
Thursday, December 5, 2019 6:00 pm

"Being dragged into the orbit of Webster’s mind is like entering the Magic Mountain: you go in as a visitor, and stay as a patient" - Tom Mcarthy, author of...

Fall 2019 Media Management Capstone Presentations
Friday, December 13, 2019 3:00 pm

Join us for the final presentations for Capstone Students in the MS in Media Management Program. The Capstone Presentation Event begins at 3:00...