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Political Theory Workshop

Rockefeller College’s Political Theory Workshop, presents ongoing research in political theory and philosophy.  The Workshop will bring together faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates with interests in theoretical approaches to politics.  The series will cover a broad range of topics in political theory, including democratic theory, critical theory, American political thought, feminist theory, critical race theory, cultural studies and the history of political thought.

Spring 2014 Workshop Schedule

The Politics of Human Rights

Please join us for Political Theory Workshops, Fridays from 3:30-5:00pm
on the downtown UAlbany campus at 135 Western Avenue, Albany. Please
check the individual listings for location information.

Papers are generally circulated in advance (usually 1-2 weeks). Please email tshanks@albany.edu to request a copy of the paper for a particular speaker.

Friday, March 7

Kristen Hessler
Associate Professor, Dept. of Philosophy
University At Albany, SUNY

 
Topic: "Women's Health and Human Rights"

Location: Milne 215, 3:30-5PM

Friday, April 25

Ayten Gundogdu
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science
Barnard College

 
Topic: "Perplexities of Human Rights: Hannah Arendt and the Contemporary Struggles of Migrants"

Location: Levitt Room, 3:30-5PM

Friday, May 9

Jeff Flynn
Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Fordham University

 
Topic: "Famine, Torture, and the Mobilization of Moral Sentiment"

Location: Levitt Room, 3:30-5PM

Browse the Theory Workshop Speakers Archive