Upcoming Events

January 25, 18h30

Co-sponsored with the AUP Center for Critical Democracy Studies Degenerations of Democracy (Harvard UP, 2022) dialogue with the authors, Charles Taylor, Dilip Gaonkar, and Craig Calhoun.

Moderated by AUP professor Jayson Harsin

Featuring commentaries by American University of Paris professors Stephen Sawyer and Julian Culp, and Ilaria Cozzaglio, Goethe University Frankfurt

Hybrid Zoom and on-site at AUP

For more information contact: Prof. Jayson Harsin: jharsinataup.edu


February (date TBA) Bernard Geoghegan (University College London) presents his book Code: From Information Theory to French Theory 2023, Duke U. Press (respondent to be announced)


March 22 Roopali Mukherjee (CUNY) presents her forthcoming book The Blacking Factory: Material Cultures and the Technologies of the Racial Self (respondent to be announced)


April 6 New books in Feminist Media Studies Andrea Press (U. Virginia) Media-Ready Feminism and Everyday Sexism (2022 SUNY Press) and Josiane Jouet, U. of Paris, Pantheon Numerique, Feminisme et Société (2022, Presse des Mines) (respondent to be announced)


April 26 Jun Liu (U. of Copenhagen) Mobile Communication and Contentious Politics in China (respondent, TBA)



Past events

Spring 2022 Mellon-funded Lecture Series: Comparative Critiques of Post-truth politics and theory (lecture series and edited volume)

Speakers included: Jack Bratich (Rutgers U.); Ergin Bulut (Koc University, Turkey); Katherine Higgins (U Penn); Jinsook Kim (Emory University);  Alison Hearn (U. of Western Ontario); Kaarina Nikunen (U. Tamere), Lee Edwards (LSE), Bilge Yesil (CUNY).

Edited volume forthcoming (summer 2023) from lecture series: Jayson Harsin (ed.) Post-truth and Trust in a Globalized Society: Popular Truth and Consequences. London: Routledge.