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Workshop at CCDS: Democratic Fictions?

Friday, December 9, 2022 - 09:30 to 12:00

On Friday, December 9th the Center for Critical Democracy Studies will host Professors Thomas Constantinesco (Sorbonne), Jennifer Greiman (Wake Forest University), Michael Jonik (Sussex), and Cécile Roudeau (Paris Cité) for a workshop entitled “Democratic Fictions?”

The event will take place from 09h30 to 12h00 in room Q-609, 6, rue des Colonel Combes. Alongside the Center’s Director, Stephen W. Sawyer, the workshop will feature a series of short presentations on the relation between democracy and fiction, followed by a roundtable discussion between the participants. The titles of the presentations are listed below.


  • Thomas Constantinesco: 'Democracy, Fiction, Contagion’
  • Jennifer Greiman: 'Appearance, Affect, and the Fiction of Aesthetic Democracy’
  • Michael Jonik: 'Democratic Fictions Unhoused’
  • Cécile Roudeau: 'Critical State Studies and Democratic Fictions’
  • Stephen W. Sawyer: 'Democratic Society and the Demos Revolution’


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