Visiting Speakers

M.H.  Abrams

Professor of English Emeritus
Cornell University

M.H. Abrams is an American literary critic known for his analysis of the Romantic period in English literature.

Remo Bodei

Fellow
Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University

Remo Bodei is a Fellow at the Italian Academy, Columbia.  He also serves as professor at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) and at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, working alternately in the two institutions.

David Bromwich

Sterling Professor of English
Yale University

David Bromwich is Sterling Professor of English at Yale University.

Peter Burke

Professor Emeritus of Cultural History and Fellow of Emmanuel College
Cambridge University

Educated by the Jesuits and at Oxford (St John’s and St Antony’s), Peter Burke taught in the School of European Studies, University of Sussex from 1962 to 1979 as Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer in History and as Reader in Intellectual History.

Craig Calhoun

Director
Social Science Research Council

Craig Calhoun has served as the president of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) since 1999. He also holds the title of University Professor of the Social Sciences at New York University and is the founding director of NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge.

CP Chandrasekhar

Professor of Economics
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

C. P. Chandrasekhar is a Professor at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has co-authored 'Crisis as Conquest: Learning from East Asia' and is a regular columnist for Frontline Magazine and Businessline financial daily.

Linda Colley

Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History
Princeton University

Linda Colley, the Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, is an expert on Britain since 1700. She favors cross-disciplinary history, and in both her writing and her teaching she examines Britain’s past in a broader European, imperial, and global context.

Duncan Foley

Leo Model Professor of Economics
The New School

Duncan K. Foley graduated from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in Mathematics in 1964, and received the Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1966. He has taught at M.I.T., Stanford, Barnard College of Columbia University, and since 1999 has been Leo Model Professor at the Economics Department of the New School for Social Research. He is an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute.