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    Tocqueville between two worlds

    Colloque organisé par l'Institute of French Studies of New York University
    sur le dernier ouvrage de Sheldon S. Wolin, professeur émérite d'histoire à Princeton.

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    Publié le jeudi 28 mars 2002 par Natalie Petiteau

    Résumé

    The institute of French Studies of New York University presents a colloquium on Sheldon S. Wolin's Tocqueville: Between Two Worlds Friday, April 19, 2002 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews Shel

    Annonce

    The institute of French Studies of New York University presents a colloquium on

    Sheldon S. Wolin's Tocqueville: Between Two Worlds

    Friday, April 19, 2002
    9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews

    Sheldon Wolin, professor emeritus from Princeton, is one of this country's most important political theorists. His new book, Tocqueville: Between Two Worlds. the making of a political and theoretical life (Princeton, 2001), is the fruit of several decades of work and makes a fundamental contribution to democratic theory and to our knowledge of the origins and development of liberalism. The IFS colloquium on Wolin's book brings together leading French and American political scientists, historians, and literary scholars who are themselves top experts on Tocqueville's thought. They will spend the day discussing various aspects of Wolin's work and the issues it raises. Sheldon Wolin will then respond to the various commentaries. This event will be of particular interest to European studies specialists, political theorists, and historians.

    Participants will include:

    Joyce Appleby (UCLA)
    Does It Matter that Toqueville Got Some Things Wrong?

    Seymour Drescher (University of Pittsburgh)
    Who Needs Aristocracy? Tocqueville's "ancienneté"

    Arthur Goldhammer (Harvard University)
    Mixing, Intermingling, Coalescing: Concepts of Identity and Difference in Tocqueville's Tought

    Francoise Melonio (Paris 4 - Sorbonne)
    Politics of Loss

    Melvin Richter (CUNY - Hunter College)
    Framing Tocqueville: Interpretative Strategies and Political Intervention in Wolin's Study

    Cheryl Welch (Harvard University)
    Tocqueville Between Two Worlds: France and Algeria

    Olivier Zunz (University of Virginia)
    Tocqueville's Project and Wolin's Project

    and Sheldon S. Wolin (UCLA)
    Defending 'Two Worlds'

    For more information, please call (212) 998-8740

    Lieux

    • New York (USA)
      New York, États-Unis

    Dates

    • vendredi 19 avril 2002

    Mots-clés

    • Tocqueville

    Contacts

    • Jasmine El-Yabouri
      courriel : jey1 [at] nyu [dot] edu

    Source de l'information

    • Jasmine El-Yabouri
      courriel : jey1 [at] nyu [dot] edu

    Pour citer cette annonce

    « Tocqueville between two worlds », Colloque, Calenda, Publié le jeudi 28 mars 2002, http://calenda.org/187098