Paul Passavant, Associate Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith College, will be giving a talk Monday, November 14, from 12-1pm in Monteith 119. Professor Passavant will be presenting some new research on contemporary American policing of political demonstrations. His talk is entitled:
“Uneven Developments, Path Resistance and the End(s) of History: Madison’s Pro-Union Demonstrations.”
Professor Passavant is the author of No Escape: Freedom of Speech and the Paradox of Rights (NYU Press, 2002), the co-author (with the prominent political theorist Jodi Dean) of Empire’s New Clothes: Reading Hardt and Negri (Routledge, 2003), and the author of a bevy of articles in the most prominent peer-reviewed journals in the fields of public law and political theory, including Law and Society Review, Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Political Theory, Theory and Event, and Constellations.
For a copy of the paper from which his talk will be given, contact jeffrey.dudas at uconn.edu