Northwestern Events Calendar

Oct
23
2020

Workshop on Democracy Without Shortcuts (OUP 2019) by Cristina Lafont (Philosophy, Northwestern University)

When: Friday, October 23, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM  

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Vidura Jang Bahadur  

Group: Critical Theory

Category: Academic

Description:

Workshop on Democracy Without Shortcuts (OUP 2019) by Cristina Lafont (Philosophy, Northwestern University)

The event will begin with a brief (ca 15 min) presentation by Prof. Cristina Lafont of key arguments in her book. This will be followed by three ca 20 min long comments on themes of the book by the speakers. The workshop will conclude with a 15 min “reply” by Prof Lafont to her commentators and 30 min of Q & A with the audience, who can interact with the author and the commentators, respectively.

Discussants
Simone Chambers (Political Science, University of California, Irvine)
Jane Mansbridge (Political Science, Harvard University Kennedy School)

José Medina (Philosophy, Northwestern University)

Convened by Axel Mueller (Philosophy, Northwestern University)

Register: https://northwestern.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqfu2qpzkpHNPPVzXGGH_vQF3M6NWAgTph

To receive a copy of the readings, please contact Vidura Jang Bahadur (vidurabahadur2023@u.northwestern.edu

Organized by the CGCC under the direction of Prof Dilip Gaonkar and the NU Critical Theory Program.

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