Volkswagen Fellowship Symposia

Right and Subjectivity: Reflections on a Precarious Relationship

Harvard University is closed due to the ongoing public safety situation in the area. This afternoon's first session of the Right and Subjectivity workshop is postponed until Saturday morning, starting at 9:30 am, in Barker Center 133. We hope that you will be join us then.

Seating is limited. Please RSVP to Daniel Loick,

Friday and Saturday, April 19-20, 2013

Friday, April 19

2:30 pm

3:00 pm
Daniel Loick
Goethe-University Frankfurt / Harvard University)
Right and Subjectivity. On the Pathologies of Juridicism

4:00 pm
Chad Kautzer
University of Colorado, Denver
Self-Defensive Subjectivity

5:00 pm
Coffee Break

5:30 pm
Eric L. Santner
University of Chicago
The Unpeopled: On the Subjectivity of the Remainder

6:30 pm
Katrin Trüstedt
University Erfurt / Yale University
Kafka’s Double Agency

7:30 pm

Saturday, April 20

10:00 am
Peter Goodrich
Cardozo Law School, New York
Madness and Law: The Case of Judge Schreber

11:00 am
Claire Colebrook
Penn State University
Pragmatic Rights

12:00 pm
Lunch Break

1:00 pm
Robert Gibbs
University of Toronto
The Staff of Gentleness: Law, Coercion, and Norms

2:00 pm
Christoph Menke
Goethe-University Frankfurt
Law and Violence

This symposium is made possible by the generous support of the Volkswagen Foundation.

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