Indiana University Bloomington

Spring 2015 Theme: Security, Violence, Law.


Questions about security and violence permeate the philosophical and political tradition as they lay the foundation for theories of authority (over ideas and space) and care (for bodies and concepts). The Theory Center devotes the Spring term to an intensive study of this topic. Our exploration culminates in a symposium, scheduled for April 11, 2015, featuring three guest speakers: John Hamilton (Harvard), Chantal Mouffe (Univ. of Westminster), and Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Columbia). Details TBA.

All Center events are open to the public.

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Marx (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Benjamin Robinson (Germanic Studies) inaugurates our new series of fireside chats with students curious about theory. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 7 - 8:30 pm, Edmondson Formal Lounge, Collins Living & Learning Center. Refreshments will be served. Here is the flyer. Print it out or send it to interested students. (The event had orginially been planned for Nov. 5.)

Blumenberg Reading Group

The Center reading group continues its study of Hans Blumenberg's work by turning to his Paradigms for a Metaphorology.

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