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UMass Political Theory Graduate Alumni Lecture Series will take place throughout Fall 2016


Please mark your calendars so you can be sure to join us for this unique Political Theory graduate alumni lecture series. A flyer of the complete series is attached, for your convenience.

UMass Political Theory Graduate Alumni Lecture Series - Fall 2016

Thursday, September 22. 12-1:30, Machmer W-32, Light Lunch Provided and Discussion

Antonio Vázquez-ArroyoAssistant Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University, “Responsibility and the Predicaments of Power: A Discussion of Political Theory after UMass”


Friday, October 14.  4:00 p.m., Thompson 620, Essay Workshop with reception to follow at 5:30

Andrés Fabián Henao CastroAssistant Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts, Boston, “Material Transferences of Agency in Antigone: Afro-Pessimism Meets Subaltern Studies “ 


Friday, November 4.  4:00 p.m., Thompson 620, Research Presentation with reception to follow at 5:30

Claire BraultMellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in Environmental Politics, Brown University, “Beyond Utopia: Capitalist Futurism v. Eco-Temporalities“


Friday, December 94:00 p.m., Thompson 919, Research Presentation with reception to follow at 5:30

Lena ZuckerwiseAssistant Professor of Political Science, Simmons College, “The White Call for Black Leaders: From Reconstruction to #BlackLivesMatter”

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