Attending to the Lessons of the Pond: Henry David Thoreau’s “Revery”

Attending to the Lessons of the Pond: Henry David Thoreau’s “Revery” 1024 768 Tom Carlson

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 2 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A In the forced labor camp of attention that is society today, many find that being attentive leads to distractedness, their…

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Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series (I)

Environmental Humanities Seminar and Lecture Series (I) 1024 576 Barbara Del Mercato

The Center for the Humanities and Social Chnage is organising a series of seminars and lectures revolving around the Environmental Humanities from a wide array of perspectives. Upcoming events: 13…

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50 Years on: New Readings of Adorno

50 Years on: New Readings of Adorno 800 800 Susann Schmeisser

Bei der Frankfurter Adorno-Konferenz 2003 konstatierte Axel Honneth eine „dramatische Abkehr“ von Adornos Philosophie und beklagte das Fehlen eines „vitalen, spannenden Forschungsmilieus“. Davon kann heute keine Rede mehr sein. Neue…

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Re-Thinking Socialism

Re-Thinking Socialism 724 1024 Susann Schmeisser

Against the background of failed state socialisms and the crisis of socialism in Latin America, the term “socialism” was long frowned upon when it came to discussing current political and…

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