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Foucault 13/13: The Government of the Living (1979–1980)

View a video of the ninth installment of a yearlong seminar series on Michel Foucault's 13 landmark lectures at the College de France held on January 28, 2016.  Featuring Jean Cohen, Columbia University; Daniele Lorenzini, Université Paris-Est Créteil; and Achille Mbembe, University of the Witwatersrand. >>

Foucault 13/13: The Birth of Biopolitics (1978–1979)

View a video of the eighth installment of a yearlong seminar series on Michel Foucault's 13 landmark lectures at the College de France held on January 28, 2016.  Featuring: Nancy Fraser, The New School; Richard Brooks, Columbia University; and Kendall Thomas, Columbia University. . >>

Fellow Spotlight: Carmel Raz

Carmel Raz received her PhD in music theory from Yale in 2015. She holds a Diplom in violin from the Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, and a Masters in composition from the University of Chicago. Her book project investigates early Romantic auditory cultures at the intersection of music and neuroscience.  >>

Fellow Spotlight: David Gutkin

David Gutkin is a scholar of American and European music from the early twentieth century through the present. He received his PhD in historical musicology from Columbia University in 2015. His research focuses on technologies of mediating music (from notation to television), processes of canon formation, and temporal dimensions of historical memory.  >>

Fellow Spotlight: Benjamin Breen

Benjamin Breen is an historian of the early modern world. He received his PhD in history from UT Austin in 2015. His current research focuses on the origins of the global drug trade in the tropical belt, with a particular focus on the Portuguese and British empires in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.  >>