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, Janurary 27th-28th, and is free to attend. For more information and a complete speaking schedule, please visit the event page.

BISR Schedule

WE’RE ALL ENTREPRENEURS NOW: RISK IN THE NEOLIBERAL AGE
Raphaële Chappe
Art & Music | 11pm

REVOLUTIONARY SUBJECTS: WHAT IS MASS POLITICS TODAY?
Ajay Singh Chaudhary
Social Sciences & Technology Division | 1am

SYMPOSIUM ON LOVE
Samantha Hill (and others)
Grand Lobby | 5:00am

THE GOLDEN AGE
Rebecca Ariel Porte
Languages & Literature Division | 6:30am

Participants

  • Raphaële Chappe

    Raphaële Chappe holds a PhD in Economics from The New School for Social Research, an LL.M from New York University School of Law, a Master’s degree in Comparative Business Law from the University of Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris, France, and an LL.B in Law and French Law from King’s College London. Her research interests include the link between financial markets and wealth inequality; political economy and the history of economic thought; and the philosophical foundations of microeconomics.

  • Ajay Singh Chaudhary

    Ajay Singh Chaudhary is the executive director of the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. He holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University’s Institute for Comparative Literature and Society through the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies and an MSc in Culture and Society from the London School of Economics. His research focuses on comparative philosophy, social and political theory, Frankfurt School critical theory, religion, and media studies. He has written for Social Text, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Dialectical Anthropology, The Jewish Daily Forward, Filmmaker Magazine, and 3quarksdaily, among other venues.

  • 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
January 27 — January 28, 2018

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