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Bernard Harcourt Seminar Talk, "Politics and Efficiency in an Age of Security"
Date: Friday, September 20, 2013
Time: 10:00 - 12:00 PM
Room/Location: George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave
Contact: Kaiti Curtin
Professor Bernard Harcourt will give a seminar on the topic “Politics and Efficiency in an Age of Security." The seminar will take place on Sept. 20 from 10-12pm at the George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave. and is open to all faculty and graduate/professional students.
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Hosted by “Precarity and Social Contract” Working Group of the Humanities Institute. Co-sponsored with the Moritz College of Law and the Department of Comparative Studies.
Bernard Harcourt is the Julius Kreeger Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of Chicago and, during 2013-2014, the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Visiting Professor of Law at Columbia University. Professor Harcourt's scholarship intersects social and political theory, the sociology of punishment, political economy, and penal law and procedure. He is the author of the book, The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order (Harvard University Press 2011) and the editor of Michel Foucault's 1973 courses at the Collège de France, La Société punitive (Gallimard, forthcoming).
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