Visiting Speakers

Fawzia Afzal-Khan

Montclair State University

Fawzia Afzal-Khan is Professor of English, University Distinguished Scholar, and Director of Women and Gender Studies at Montclair State University. 

Aijaz Ahmad

Marxist thinker, Critic, and Commentator

Aijaz Ahmad is the author of many influential books on literature, politics, and cultural theory, including In Theory, Lineages of the Present, and In Our Time: Empire, Politics, Culture.

George Ainslie

Professor of Economics
University of Cape Town, South Africa

George Ainslie is a research psychiatrist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Coatesville, PA, and Professor of Economics at University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Danielle Allen

Institute for Advanced Study

Danielle Allen is a Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study and a recipient of the Macarthur "genius" Grant.

Samik Bandyopadhyay

Theatre, Film and Arts Critic; Vice Chairman
National School of Drama, India

Samik Bandyopadhyay is a film and theatre scholar and critic.

Rachel Barney

Canada Research Chair in Classical Philosophy
University of Toronto

Rachel Barney is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Classical Philosophy, affiliated with both the Classics Department and the Philosophy Department. 

Jonathan Beere

Co-Director, Graduate School of Ancient Philosophy
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Jonathan Beere is Co-Director at the Graduate School of Ancient Philosophy of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Shyam Benegal


Shyam Benegal a filmmaker and the originator of what has come to be called "middle cinema"