Etienne Balibar: Europe, America, and the Crisis

Update October 24, 2011: Added video from the two events below

THE CENTER FOR PLACE, CULTURE AND POLITICS PRESENTS

Etienne Balibar

EUROPE, AMERICA, AND THE CRISIS

A PHILOSOPHER’S REMARKS

Monday, October 3rd 2011, from 6 to 7:30p
Skylight Room | The Graduate Center
365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, from 12 to 2p
Room 5109 | The Graduate Center

 

Etienne Balibar (°1942) is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris-X. As one of Louis Althusser’s most brilliant students in the 1960s, Etienne Balibar contributed to the collective theoretical masterpiece of Reading Capital. Since then he has established himself amongst the most subtle philosophical and political thinkers in France. He has worked extensively on general problematics such as the theme of universalism and difference. He has also addressed topical questions such as European racism, the notion of the border, whether a European citizenship is possible or desirable, violence and politics, identity and emancipation. His books include Reading Capital (with Louis Althusser, New Left Books 1970), Race, Nation, Class (with Immanuel Wallerstein, Verso 1991), The Philosophy of Marx, Spinoza and Politics, Politics and the Other Scene (Verso 2002), and We, the People of Europe? Reflections on Transnational Citizenship (Princeton University Press 2004).

This event is co-sponsored by the Committee on Globalization and Social Change
Etienne Balibar: Europe, America, and the Crisis
Date: 10/03/2011
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Skylight Conference Room, 9th Floor
Address: 365 Fifth Avenue, New York 10016 (View Map)

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