A Conference in Honor of Seyla Benhabib - Postponed

Event time: 
Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 7:30pm
Sterling Memorial Library (SML), Memorabilia Room See map
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 


In celebration of her legacy of scholarship, teaching, and mentorship, Seyla Benhabib will be honored with a conference at Yale University Whitney Humanities Center and Sterling Memorial Library, Memorabilia Room.

Participants will include: Arash Abizadeh, Danielle Allen, Umur Basdas, Angélica Bernal, Richard Bernstein, Ayşen Candaş Bilgen, Sonali Chakravarti, Drucilla Cornell, Stefan Eich, Carolin Emcke, Blake Emerson, Rainer Forst, Adom Getachew, Robert Gooding-Williams, Peter E. Gordon, Ayten Gündoğdu, Bernard Harcourt, Turkuler Isiksel, Anna Jurkevics, Cristina Lafont, Matthew Longo, Paul Linden-Retek, Karuna Mantena, Patchen Markell, Thomas McCarthy, Eduardo Mendieta, Sankar Muthu, Max Pensky, Judith Resnik, William Scheuerman, Lorenzo Simpson, Brandon Terry, Shatema Threadcraft, Peter Verovsek, Christian Volk, and others.

We are grateful for the support of Yale’s Department of Political Science, the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, and the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought.

9:00 am – 10:45 am - Thinking With and Against Hannah Arendt
11:00 am – 12:45 pm - Concrete Others and the Struggle for Dignity in Adversity
Lunch Break
2:00 pm – 3:45 pm - De-Provincializing the Post-National Constellation
4:00 pm – 4:50 pm - Keynote by Carolin Emcke, introduced by Drucilla Cornell
5:00 pm – 6:15 pm - Roundtable II: Seyla Benhabib and the Future of Critical Theory
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm - Reception

Please see https://concreteuniversal-benhabib.yale.edu/ for more information and schedule.

Registration is required.