A Night of Philosophy & Ideas

Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

Once again, BISR faculty will be participating in the annual A Night of Philosophy & Ideas, an all-night marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music! Co-presented by the Brooklyn Public Library and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, A Night of Philosophy takes place Saturday and Sunday, February 2nd-3rd, and is free to attend. For more information and a complete speaking schedule, please visit the event page.

BISR Schedule

TERRORISM, NIHILISM, & THE POLITICS OF THE PRESENT
Suzanne Schneider
Social Sciences & Technology Division | 9pm

THE LONG NOW: ECOLOGY & TIME AFTER THE END OF HISTORY
Ajay Singh Chaudhary
Social Sciences & Technology Division | 12am

HESPERUS IS PHOSPHORUS
Rebecca Ariel Porte
Languages & Literature Division | 6am

Participants

  • Suzanne Schneider

    Suzanne Schneider received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the Department of Middle East, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University. A social and cultural historian, her research interests relate to Jewish and Islamic modernism, religious politics in the Middle East, the history of modern Palestine/Israel, secularism, and political identity in post-colonial contexts. She is the author of Mandatory Separation: Religion, Education, and Mass Politics in Palestine (Stanford University Press, forthcoming) and a regular contributor to The Revealer: A Review of Religion and Media.

  • Ajay Singh Chaudhary

    Ajay Singh Chaudhary is the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research and a core faculty member specializing in social and political theory. His research focuses on social and political theory, Frankfurt School critical theory, political economy, media, religion, and post-colonial studies. He has written for the The Guardian, Los Angeles Review of Books, Quartz, Social Text, Dialectical Anthropology, The Jewish Daily Forward, Filmmaker Magazine, and 3quarksdaily, among other venues. Ajay is currently working on a book of political theory for the Anthropocene.

  • Rebecca Ariel Porte

    Rebecca Ariel Porte holds a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her research, which centers on nineteenth- and twentieth-century movements in British and American poetry, concentrates on crossings between early analytic philosophy and modern theories of poetics and aesthetics. Reviews and essays have appeared in the Boston Review, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and io9, among other publications.

Event Schedule

Saturday, 7:00pm-7:00am
February 02 — February 03, 2019

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