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—Concert performance of Act I of Stranger Love: An Opera In Three Acts premiers 16-17 January 2018 in Brooklyn, New York at the Prototype Festival.

Stranger Love IMAGE

⇒Recent events:

—On 9 November 2017 I gave the keynote address Give it Up: Reflections on Writing and Liberal Education the Yale-National University of Singapore writers’ centre conference. yale-nus-keynote-nov-2017.jpg

—17 October, 2017 was in conversation with artist Matt Mullican at The Wandering Image: Plato and Contemporary Artistic Pratice


—in November, 2017 was at Vanderbilt University for a conference on Hannah Arendt, in connection with the publication of the complete critical edition of her work.

—on September 25, 2017 I spoke on Nietzsche and Arendt at the Mellon Sawyer Seminar “Humanity and Technology at the Crossroads: Where Do We Go From Here?,” at Boston University

Philosophical Platforms, Sept


—in June, 2017 I presented, with Wout Cornelissen, on Hannah Arendt’s The Life of the Mind and on Nietzschesource at the first-ever gathering of the editorial team for the Critical Edition of the Writings of Hannah Arendt; this was linked to a meeting of the Cinepoetics research group at the Freie Universität in Berlin

—in June, 2017 I attended the second retreat of the Social Science Research Council‘s new project, Fostering Liberal Arts Knowledge and Connections

—8-11 January 2017 in Swarthmore, Ira Katznelson and I led a retreat focused on popular sovereignty. This is the inaugural meeting in the Social Science Research Council‘s new project, Fostering Liberal Arts Knowledge and Connections. See a working draft of my original proposal for the project here

—24 February 2017  was the premier of an excerpt from Stranger Love: An Opera in Three Acts as part of the First Take festival in Los Angeles. A  video recording of parts of Act I, Scenes V and VI is available here.

The newsletter of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation published this piece on the digital humanities.

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The Point, a print and digital magazine of philosophical writing published twice a year. I’ve served on the Editorial Board since the magazine was founded in 2009. Follow on Twitter for the latest news: @the_point_mag

Contemporaneous, a new music ensemble based in New York City. I’ve been a board member since their founding in 2010 and an occasional collaborator. They’re also on Twitter.

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