Visiting Speakers

Bill Schwarz

Professor
Queen Mary University of London

Bill Schwarz is a Professor in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary University of London. His research focuses on postcolonial history, looking in particular at the end of Britain’s empire. At present he is writing a three-volume history entitled Memories of Empire; the first volume, The White Man’s World, won the Longman-History Today prize for 2013.

Mary Shanley

Professor of Political Science on the Margaret Stiles Halleck Chair
Vassar College

Mary Lyndon (Molly) Shanley is Professor of Political Science on the Margaret Stiles Halleck Chair at Vassar College. She teaches courses in political theory; gender, politics and law; and bioethics and human reproduction.

Tommie Shelby

Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and of Philosophy
Harvard University

Tommie Shelby received his B.A. from Florida A & M University (1990) and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh (1998). Prior to coming to Harvard in 2000, he taught philosophy at Ohio State University (1996-2000). His main areas of research and teaching are Africana philosophy, social and political philosophy, philosophy of race, and social theory.

Leo Spitzer

Vernon Professor of History Emeritus
Dartmouth College

Leo Spitzer is the Vernon Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College. The recipient of numerous fellowships, including a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and a National Humanities Center award, he writes on photography, testimony, and Jewish refugee memory and its transmission.

Bernard Stiegler

Professor of Philosophy
University of Technology of Compiègne

Bernard Stiegler is a director of IRI at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, a Professorial Fellow at the Centre for Cultural Studies at Goldsmith College in London, and a professor at the University of Technology of Compiègne where he teaches philosophy. Stiegler has published widely on philosophy, technology, digitization, capitalism, and consumer culture. Among his writings, his three volumes of La Technique et Le Temps (English Translation: Technics and Time), Acting Out, translated by David Barison, Daniel Ross, and Patrick Crogan (Stanford University Press, 2009) two volumes of De La Misère Symbolique, three volumes of Mécréance et Discrédit and two volumes Constituer l’Europe are particularly well known.

Jeremy Stolow

Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies
Concordia University, Montreal

Jeremy Stolow is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University, Montréal, Canada. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the Center for Religion and Media (New York University), and the Centre de recherche sur l’intermédialité (Université de Montréal).

Yuri Stoyanov

Research Associate
University of London School of Oriental and African Studies

Yuri Stoyanov is a member of the Department of the Near and Middle East, Faculty of Languages and Cultures in the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in the University of London.

Marita Sturken

Professor of Media, Culture and Communication
New York University

Marita Sturken's work focuses on the relationship of cultural memory to national identity and issues of visual culture.