Schoff Lecture Series

2014
Annette Insdorf
Professor, Columbia University

November 10, 17, 24


PAST LECTURES

2013
Paige West
Tow Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College and Columbia University

2012
Herbert Terrace

Professor of Psychology, Columbia University

2011
Robert L. Belknap
Professor Emeritus of Russian, Director Emeritus of The University Seminars, Columbia University

2010
Jean Howard
George Delacorte Professor in the Humanities
Staging History; Imagining the Nation

2009
Philip Kitcher

John Dewey Professor of Philosophy
Deaths in Venice:
The Case(s) of Gustav (von) Aschenbach

2007
Douglas Chalmers

Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Representative Government Without Representatives: Seven Reasons to Think Beyond Electing Executives and Lawmakers

2006
Boris Gasparov

Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature
The Early Romantic Roots of Theoretical Linguistics: Friedrich Shchlegel, Novalis, and Ferdinand De Saussure on Sign and Meaning

2005
Robert W. Hanning

Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Serious Play: Crises of Desire and Authority in the Poetry of Ovid, Chaucer, and Ariosto

2004
Lesley A. Sharp

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Sociomedical Sciences
Bodies, Commodities, Biotechnologies

2003
George Rupp

President, International Rescue Committee
Globilization Challenged: Conviction, Conflict, Community

2002
David Rosand
Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History
The Invention of Painting in America

2001
Partha Chatterjee

Professor of Anthropology
The Politics of the Governed

2000
Lisa Anderson

Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs Professor of Political Science
The Scholar and the Practitioner: Perspectives
on Social Science and Public Policy

1999
Robert Pollack

Professor of Biological Sciences
The Faith of Biology and the Biology of Faith

1998
Carol Gluck
George Sansom Professor of History
Past Obsessions: War and Memory in the Twentieth Century

1997
Ira Katznelson

Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History Desolation and Enlightenment
Political Knowledge After the Holocaust, Totalitarianism, and Total War

1996
Kenneth T. Jackson
Jacques Barzun Professor of History and the Social Sciences
Gentleman’s Agreement: Political Balkanization and Social Inequality in America

1995
Saskia Sassen

Professor of Urban Planning
Losing Control? Sovereignty in an Age of Globalization

1994
Charles E. Larmore
Professor of Philosophy
The Romantic Legacy

1993
David N. Cannadine
Moore Collegiate Professor of History
The Rise and Fall of Class in Britain, 1700–2000