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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.  >>

Foucault 13/13: Security, Territory, Population (1977-1978)

View a video of the seventh installment of a yearlong seminar series on Michel Foucault's 13 landmark lectures at the College de France held on December 7, 2015.  Featuring: Lisa Duggan, New York University; Jeremy Kessler, Columbia University; and Adam Tooze, Columbia University. >>

Foucault 13/13: Society Must Be Defended (1975-1976)

The sixth installment of a yearlong seminar series on Michel Foucault's 13 landmark lectures at the College de France held on November 23, 2015.  Featuring: Ann Stoler, The New School; Partha Chatterjee, Columbia University; and Robert Gooding-Williams, Columbia University >>

Foucault 13/13: Abnormal (1974-1975)

The fifth installment of a yearlong seminar series on Michel Foucault's 13 landmark lectures at the College de France held on November 16, 2015.  Featuring: Veena Das, Johns Hopkins University; Pierre Rosanvallon, Collège de France, Paris; and Emmanuelle Saada, Columbia University >>