Fall 2011

October 3
FIRST SESSION -- Introductory Meeting

October 10
"Leo Strauss: Critique and Defense of Liberalism"
Nathan Tarcov, University of Chicago

October 17
"'Civilizing' the Colonial Subject: Servitude, Slavery, and State Formation in Colonial South Carolina"
Daragh Grant, University of Chicago

October 24
NO SESSION

October 31
"Empire, State, and Communicative Action"
Clifford Ando, University of Chicago

November 7
"We Citizens"
Jacqueline Stevens, Northwestern University

November 14
"Normal Emergencies, Police Power, and Constitutional Judgment"
Leonard Feldman, Hunter College, CUNY

November 21
"Edmund Burke and Fitzjames Stephen on Accountability in British India"
Part I, Part II
David Bromwich, Yale University

November 28
"Spaces of Invention: Foucault and the Question of Transformative Institutions"
Kevin Thompson, DePaul University

December 5
"Organizing Voice: Politics in Asylums, Prisons, and Homeless Encampments"
Christopher Berk, University of Chicago