Fall 2011

The Greek Crisis: A Conversation

Monday, September 19, 2011

The panel will engage in a discussion that examines the causes of the Greek Economic Crisis and its effects on Greece and the global economy.

Please join the European Institute for a roundtable discussion that will begin a year-long series on the political economy of Europe.

These screenings are part of the series, "Theory-Art-Action: On Binationalism and Other Specters," co-sponsored by the School of the Arts and the Heyman Center for the Humanities.     

This panel discussion is part of the series, "Theory-Art-Action: On Binationalism and Other Specters," co-sponsored by the School of the Arts and the Heyman Center for the Humanities.

This performance is part of the series, "Theory-Art-Action: On Binationalism and Other Specters," co-sponsored by the School of the Arts and the Heyman Center for the Humanities.

A panel will convene to discuss the recently-published book American History Now. Panelists include Eric Foner, Lisa McGirr, Mae Ngai, and Adam Rothman. Kenneth T. Jackson will moderate.

Author Siddhartha Deb will deliver the inaugural talk of the Heyman Center's "Writing Lives Series." Gauri Viswanathan will serve as interlocutor and Adam Shatz will chair.

This talk, featuring prominent economist Yanis Varoufakis and editor Justin Fox, is the inaugural talk of the Heyman Center's "Money Series" 

Criticism in Action: The Godfather Movies

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Music critic and journalist Greil Marcus returns to the Heyman Center. He will be joined by fellow critic John Rockwell to discuss "Criticism in Action: The Godfather Movies."

This talk is part of the year-long series on "Bringing Back Political Economy: Europe, Ground Zero" and will feature Joseph Weiler, Joseph Straus Professor of Law, New York University, and Turkuler Isiksel, Assistant Professor, Columbia University.

Quentin Skinner returns to the Heyman Center to deliver a set of three lectures titled "Shakespeare and Rhetorical Invention."

Shakespeare on Beginning to Speak

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Quentin Skinner returns to the Heyman Center to deliver a set of three lectures titled "Shakespeare and Rhetorical Invention."

Quentin Skinner returns to the Heyman Center to deliver a set of three lectures titled "Shakespeare and Rhetorical Invention."

The Diversity of Conscience

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Preeminent intellectuals, J.B. Schneewind, Christopher Ricks, Richard Sorabji, and Paul Strohm will speak on "The Diversity of Conscience."

Up for Interpretation

Friday, November 18, 2011

Quentin Skinner will conclude a four-day engagement at the Heyman Center when he is joined by frequent Heyman Center guest Christopher Ricks to speak on "Up for Interpretation: or, What Is this Thing That Hearsay Is Not?"

Poet Susan Howe is the recipient of the 2011 Bollingen Prize in American Poetry.  She will deliver the Lionel Trilling Seminar on "The Spontaneous Particulars of Sound."

Booker short-listed author Hisham Matar will speak on "Literature, Exile, and the 'Arab Spring'" as part of the Heyman Center's Writing Lives Series. Bashir Abu-Manneh of Barnard College will serve as interlocutor.

The Athens Dialogues—a conference

Thursday, December 8, 2011

This conference will feature Mark Mazower, Simon Critchley, Andreas Kalyvas, Nadia Urbinati, Stathis Gourgouris, Philippe Bourgois, Konstantinos Drossatos, Elisabeth Young-Bruehl, Karen Van Dyck, Helene Foley, Peter Meineck, and Gregory Nagy.

Golden Ages: Universal Histories and the Origins of Science—a two-day conference

Friday, December 9, 2011 - Saturday, December 10, 2011

This two-day conference will feature Cemil Aydin, Deborah Coen, James Delbourgo, Marwa Elshakry, Cathy Gere, George Saliba, Steven Shapin, Pamela Smith, Geert Somsen, and others.

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