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Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History


Founded in 2001, the Colloquium sponsors visiting lectures, workshops, and conferences on diverse themes of interest to scholars in history, philosophy, political theory, literature, and the human sciences. The Colloquium recently held a lecture series on the work of Hannah Arendt, which examined the legacy of this significant scholar from a variety of perspectives. See more information on Intellectual History at Harvard.

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Series Events Calendar

American Liberalism in France: The French Reception of Rawls, 1971-2010 Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — American Liberalism in France: The French Reception of Rawls, 1971-2010
October 30, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Mathieu Hauchecorne – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Paris 8
  • Chair David Armitage – Lloyd C. Blankfein Professor of History & Faculty Associate & Seminar Chair, CES, Harvard University
Confessions of the Flesh: Michel Foucault’s Final Volume of The History of Sexuality Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Confessions of the Flesh: Michel Foucault’s Final Volume of The History of Sexuality
December 5, 2019
9:00am - 6:00pm
  • James Bernauer, S.J. – Kraft Family Professor of Philosophy, Boston College
  • Julian Bourg – Associate Professor of History, Boston College; CES Local Affiliate & Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
  • Rey Chow – Anne Firor Scott Professor of Literature, Duke University
  • Agustin Colombo – Postdoctoral Researcher, Boston College & University of Paris, VIII
  • Manon Garcia – Fellow in Residence, Harvard Society of Fellows
  • Bernard Harcourt – Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia Law School; EHESS-Paris
  • Lynne Huffer – Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University
  • Mark D. Jordan – Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Christian Thought & Richard Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Divinity, Harvard Divinity School; Professor of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University
  • Annabel Kim – Assistant Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
  • Edward McGushin – Professor of Philosophy, Stonehill College
  • Durba Mitra – Assistant Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality and Carol K. Pforzheimer Assistant Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
  • Austin Sarfan – Graduate Student, Program in Literature, Duke University
Translating "Capital"? Harvard Colloquium for Intellectual History — Translating "Capital"?
April 1, 2020
5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Paul Reitter – Professor of History, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University
  • Peter E. Gordon – Amabel B. James Professor of History & CES Resident Faculty and Seminar Co-chair, Harvard University
Freud's Life and the History of Psychoanalysis Harvard Colloquium on Intellectual History — Freud's Life and the History of Psychoanalysis
April 7, 2020
5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Joel Whitebook – Director Psychoanalytic Studies Program, ICLS, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University, Psychoanalytic Studies Program, ICLS, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University

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