James A. Moffett '29 Lectures in Ethics: Bonnie Honig (Brown University)

Oct 26, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
Free and Open to the Public


Event Description

Bonnie Honig is Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Modern Culture and Media (MCM) and Political Science at Brown University, and affiliate of the Digital Democracy Institute at Simon Fraser University and the American Bar Foundation, Chicago. Honig's work in democratic and feminist theory studies the cultural politics of immigration “Democracy and the Foreigner,” Princeton, 2001, emergency “Emergency Politics: Paradox, Law, Democracy,” Princeton, 2009, mourning “Antigone, Interrupted,” Cambridge, 2013 and the democratic politics of refusal “A Feminist Theory of Refusal,” Harvard, 2021. Her book “Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair,” Fordham, 2017 came out days after Trump’s 2017 inauguration and her first piece of public writing about that presidency, “The President’s House is Empty,” appeared on that inauguration day in the Boston Review. A collection of her public writing, “Shell Shocked: Feminist Criticism After Trump” appeared with Fordham in 2021. In 2023, her first book, “Political Theory and the Displacement of Politics” was re-published as a 30th-anniversary edition by Cornell University Press.