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Nancy Fraser, "Is Capitalism Necessarily Racist?" (Philosophy & Political Science Colloquium)
WhenThursday, May 9, 2019, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus roomHUB 334
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsHI-NORM
Department of Philosophy
Department of Political Science
Simpson Center for the Humanities

A Philosophy and Political Science Colloquium presentation:
 "Is Capitalism Necessarily Racist?"

Nancy Fraser
Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science
The New School for Social Research

Nancy Fraser is the Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Philosophy and Politics at The New School for Social Research. She works on critical social theory, feminist theory, and contemporary political theory. A recipient of the American Philosophical Association’s 2010 Alfred Schutz Prize and of the Doctor Honoris Causa from the National University of Cordoba (Argentina), Fraser held a Blaise Pascal International Research Chair at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris in 2008-2010. She has also received fellowships from the Stanford Humanities Center, the Bunting Institute, the ACLS, the Humanities Research Institute at the University of California-Irvine, the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen in Vienna, the Wissenchaftskolleg zu Berlin, and the American Academy in Berlin. She has taught at Northwestern University, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt Germany, the University of Paris, the University of Groningen (The Netherlands), and University of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca.

On Wednesday, May 8, at 7:00 p.m., Professor Fraser will deliver the Katz Distinguished Lecture in Kane 120. The title of her Katz lecture is "What Should Socialism Mean in the 21st Century?"…
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