POCA

DEPARTMENT OF ART

FORTHCOMING

ACTIVITIES (all held at Goldsmiths unless otherwise stated)

Wednesday May 13th, 17:00 - 19:00
Work In Progress with Prof. Bonnie Honig

Curating Space, Laurie Grove Baths, Goldsmiths

Bonnie Honig will be presenting her current research at a special seminar of the Political Currency of Art Research Group.

PLEASE EMAIL pg_kollectiv@yahoo.co.uk for a copy of Prof. Honig's text and to notify your interest in attending the seminar.

Bonnie Honig's research is in political and legal theory, she has written on the cultural politics of immigration, conceptions of time and progress in political and legal thinking, discretion and emergency power, popular constitutionalism, and the politics of mourning. She is author of Political Theory and the Displacement of Politics (Cornell, 1993; awarded 1994 Scripps Prize for Best First Book in Political Theory), Democracy and the Foreigner (Princeton, 2001; the subject of an American Political Science Association theme panel in 2002,), and Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy (Princeton, 2009).

Her current project is on Sophocles' Antigone. She has published articles in the American Political Science Review, Political Theory, Strategies, Boston Review, Social Text, Social Research, and Triquarterly Review, and has edited or co-edited: Feminist Interpretations of Hannah Arendt (Penn State, 1995), Skepticism, Individuality and Freedom: The Reluctant Liberalism of Richard Flathman (Minnesota, 2002) and the Oxford Handbook of Political Thought (Oxford, 2006). Honig’s work has been translated into Japanese, Greek, German, Italian, Swedish and French. Honig has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, the Murphy Institute at Tulane University, the Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College and, most recently, the American Philosophical Society.

Prof. Honig is Research Professor at ABF is also Sarah Rebecca Roland Professor of Political Science, at Northwestern, and appointed (by courtesy) at Northwestern Law School.

READING REQUIRED IN ADVANCE OF THE SEMINAR:

1. Sophocles - Antigone.
For a downloadable version go to MIT's internet classics archive: _http://classics.mit.edu/Sophocles/antigone.html

2. Additional text by Prof Honig (to be circulated at a later date).