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Calendar of Events: Lunchtime Lecture Series

Fall 2012
Thursdays at 12:15

All lectures are held in the Common Room on the second floor of the Heyman Center, which is located in the East Campus Residential Center of Columbia University. Lectures are free and lunch is provided.

September 20

"Dancing with the State: The Rise of Protestant Christianity in Post-Mao China"
Yanfei Sun
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Sociology and EALAC

September 27

"Aristotle Domesticates Protagoras: On Charity and Dialectic"
Ian McCready-Flora
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Philosophy

October 4

"Life after Sovereignty"
Brian Goldstone
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Anthropology

October 11

"Mesmerism and the Historians of Error"
Emily Ogden
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature

October 18

"George Eliot’s Rage"
David Russell
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in English and Comparative Literature

October 25

"Frank Speech and the Will to Freedom"
Dana Fields
Society of Fellows /Lecturer in Classics

November 8

"Liberace or the Apotheosis of Kitsch"
Edgardo Salinas
Society of Fellows/Lecturer in Music

November 15

"News Piracy in Historical Perspective"
Will Slauter
Society of Fellows (2007-2009); Lecturer in History, University of Paris 8

November 29

"The Present Value of the Distant Future in the Financial Revolution”
Will Deringer
Society of Fellows /Lecturer in History

December 6

"Delegating Sovereignty: Jean Bodin on the Rights of Magistracy"
Daniel Lee
Society of Fellows (2010-11); Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto

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