PTWC 2014-15: Welcome

Welcome to PTWC for the 2014-15. This year’s organizer is Bécquer Seguin (bm389). If you are interested volunteering a piece of writing to be discussed at the colloquium this year or would like to open the discussion of someone else’s paper,…

March 5: Gustavo Quintero, "Writing, Praxis and Finitude: A Reading of Jean-Luc Nancy and Marx"

Our second meeting for this semester’s Political Theory Writing Colloquium will be this Thursday, March 5th at 4:45 p.m. in White Hall, room 114. We will be discussing Gustavo’s paper, “Writing, Praxis and Finitude: A Reading of Jean-Luc Nancy and…

February 8: Jin Park, "How Religion Speaks to a Pragmatist"

This is just a quick reminder that we will be starting this semester’s Political Theory Writing Colloquium tomorrow (Thursday, February 8th) at 4:45 p.m. in White Hall, room 114 with a pre-circulated paper by Jin Gon Park. We will be…

October 16: Jordan Jochim, "Contesting the Neoliberal Lifeworld: Deliberation and Dissensus in the Economic Polity"

The next meeting of the Political Theory Writing Colloquium will be on Thursday, October 16th, 4:45 p.m. in White Hall, room 114.   We will be discussing Jordan Jochim’s paper, “Contesting the Neoliberal Lifeworld: Deliberation and Dissensus in the Economic Polity,” which I’ve attached…

September 12:  Kevin Duong, "Does Democracy End in Terror? Transformations of Anti-Totalitarianism in Postwar France"

September 12, 2014 White Hall 114 Kevin Duong, Government “Social Republicanism: Visions of Political Freedom in the Paris Commune and its Legacy” Discussant: Jin Gon Park

May 4: Facundo Vega, "Denken ohne Geländer? Paradoxes, Politics, and Affects in Hannah  Arendt’s On Revolution"

Hi, For our last PTWC meeting of the year, Facundo Vega will be joining us (back from Berlin) to present his paper “Denken ohne Geländer? Paradoxes, Politics, and Affects in Hannah Arendt’s On Revolution.” We will meet on Friday 5/4…

March 27: Vijay Phulwani, "Epistemic Conflict and the Politics of Inquiry in Foucault"

March 27 White Hall B14 Vijay Phulwani, Government “Epistemic Conflict and the Politics of Inquiry in Foucault”

February 27: Michael Gorup, "White Privilege and the Politics of Pluralism: Why Racial Oppression is Not Like Exclusion"

March 3 Location TBA Michael Gorup, Government “White Privilege and the Politics of Pluralism: Why Racial Oppression is Not Like Exclusion” Discussant: Sheila Beail Bridges Our meeting will be on Monday 3/3 at 12:15-1:30. Mike Gorup will be presenting his…

February 13: Tim Vasko, "Making Space for Culture? Critical IR, Anthropology, Settler Colonialism"

February 13 White Hall B14 Tim Vasko, Government “Making Space for Culture? Critical IR, Anthropology, Settler Colonialism” Discussant: Kevin Duong Our second PTWC meeting will take place on 2/13. Tim Vasko, newly in the Government department here at Cornell, will…

January 30: Bécquer Seguin, "Sovereign Excess: Carl Schmitt, Don Quixote, and Literary Myth"

January 30 White Hall B14  Becquer Seguin, Romance Studies “Sovereign Excess: Carl Schmitt, Don Quixote, and Literary Myth” Discussant: Will Pennington

October 24: Nolan Bennett, "To Narrate and Denounce Wrongs:The Politics of Frederick Douglass’s Autobiographies"

We will be having this semester’s first meeting of the Political Theory Writing Colloquium from 4:45-6:15 on Thursday 10/24 in White Hall B14. Our first presenter is Nolan Bennett, who will be workshopping ““To Narrate and Denounce Wrongs:The Politics of…

Bécquer Seguin, "Schmitt in Spain: Donoso Cortes, Sovereignty, and the Exception"

Mar. 8, Bécquer Seguin, Romance Studies Schmitt in Spain: Donoso Cortes, Sovereignty, and the Exception Discussant: Michael Gorup To receive the paper, please email the PTWC coordinators or join the list-serv by emailing either Kevin (ktd24) or Nolan (ndb47).

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