Visiting Speakers

Jane Gallop

Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature
University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee

Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee.

Myria Georgiou

Professor
London School of Economics and Political Science

Dr Myria Georgiou is Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. She holds a PhD in Sociology from LSE, an MSc in Journalism from Boston University and a BA in Sociology fromPanteion University, Athens. Her research focuses on media and the city; urban technologies and politics of connection; and the ways in which migration and diaspora are politically, culturally and morally constituted in the context of mediation. For more than 20 years she has been conducting and leading cross-national and transurban research across Europe and between British and American cities. She has also worked as a journalist for BBC World Service, Greek press, and the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation.

Stefanos Geroulanos

Assistant Professor of History
New York University

Stefanos Geroulanos teaches and writes in the field of modern European intellectual history, with a focus on French and German thought, and on the history of scientific and medical concepts.

Malcolm  Gladwell is an English-born Canadian journalist, author, and speaker. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996. He has written five books: The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), Outliers: The Story of Success (2008), What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009), a collection of his journalism, and David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (2013). All five books were on The New York Times Best Seller list. He is also the host of the podcast Revisionist History.

Heiner Goebbels

Composer and Director

The composer and director Heiner Goebbels (*1952) belongs to the most important exponents of the contemporary music and theatre scene. His compositions for ensembles and big orchestras published by Ricordi Berlin are currently performed worldwide as well as several of his music theatre works and staged concerts, mostly produced by Théâtre Vidy Lausanne, the Ensemble Modern and Ruhrtriennale - International Festival of the Arts RUHRTRIENNALE. He created a great variety of sound and video installations, which have been displayed by Artangel London, MAC Lyon, Museum Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, Albertinum Dresden a.o.

Eric Corley

Publisher
2600: The Hacker Quarterly

Corley is the editor of The Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey which was released July 2008. The book consists of articles from the magazine 2600: The Hacker Quarterly set in chronological order to show the evolution of the internet and technology. A follow-up book, Dear Hacker. Letters to the Editor of 2600, was published in 2010.

Brian Goldstone

Luce/ACLS Fellow in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs
Emory University

Brian Goldstone is a writer and anthropologist based in Atlanta. He is currently a Luce/ACLS Fellow in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs at Emory University. Prior to this, he was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University.

Linda Gordon

Professor of History
New York University

Linda Gordon is a professor of history and a University Professor of the Humanities at New York University. Her early books focused on the historical roots of social policy issues, particularly as they concern gender and family issues. More recently, she has explored other ways of presenting history to a broad audience, publishing the microhistory The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction (Harvard University Press, 1999) and the biography Dorothea Lange: A Life beyond Limits (W.W. Norton, 2009), both of which won the Bancroft Prize. She is one of only three historians to have won this award twice.