Invisible Hand Seminar: Hayek’s Critique of Scientism and the Contemporary Misuse of Performance Measures (Jerry Z. Muller)
Mason Hall, D180 Read More »
Film screening of Dream: An American Story followed by a panel discussion
The workshop is intended to serve as a space where students can interact with the instructor and each other on matters related to their interests and/or research on the topicRead More »
This open workshop examines the character and strategies of economic development in authoritarian regimes. It emphasizes state-business relations and the combination of neoliberal prescriptions, class, and institutions of authoritarian control.Read More »
It's never too early (or too late) to begin career-planning!
The CLS Undergraduate Advising Team is excited to offer this informative lunch-time session for students eager to learn about careers in the field. This event will feature a presentation by University Career Services Industry Advisor Matt Myers. RSVP required.Read More »
with Neil Roberts, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, political theory and the philosophy of religion at Williams College, and President of the Caribbean Philosophical Association.
GMU Cultural Studies presents, in conjunction with the English Department: Roberts' public lecture draws upon core claims advanced in the author’s award-winning book Freedom as Marronage and the contemporary implications of the argument for the meaning of freedom, the types of texts we consult to study ideas and phenomena, and the black radical tradition. It argues that marronage is a conception of freedom emanating from the latter whose heuristic value spans epochs and intellectual traditions. The talk discusses black politics, Afro-Caribbean thought, the meaning of radical, and the contours of the black radical tradition; posits marronage as a suggestive philosophy and political imaginary to radicalize this tradition in more useful ways than alternative contemporary discourses; and responds thematically to the most challenging critiques to its theorization.Read More »