David Scott, Friday Nov 12

David Scott will be the speaker in the “Humanity,” International Law, and Third World Sovereignty Seminar on Friday, November 12th.  Details below:

 

Nov 12, Fri, 12-2PM, Room 7314: speaker David Scott, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
“The Theory of Haiti”
Discussant: Mark Drury, doctoral student, anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

Primary David Scott Reading forthcoming

Non-required background reading 1: Sibylle Fischer, ” History and Catastrophe”, Article from Small Axe 33

Non-required background reading 2:  Susan Buck-Morss, ” The Gift of the Past “,  Article from Small Axe 33

Non-required background reading 3: David Scott, ” Antinomies of Slavery, Enlightenment, and Universal History ” Article from Small Axe 33

(Readings are available from the Center for Humanities site to registered participants.)

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