Two renowned philosophers, Souleymane Bachir Diagne and Barbara Cassin, engage in a lively transatlantic dialogue about the meaning and importance of translation in the world “after Babel”–when the Bible says God splintered human speech into different languages and scattered humans over the earth to punish them for their pride–and “after Bandung”–when African and American states […]
Two conversations with international participants on how the world sees the United States a week after the inauguration of the new president, Joe Biden.
American jazz pianist and composer Dan Tepfer and French pianist and composer Thomas Enhco, both renowned jazz musicians influenced by classical music, will be playing live from New York and Paris. This unique Franco-American performance will use the cutting-edge technology Jacktrip, in ultra-low-latency. In English.
For the first time this year, discover a special segment geared toward young audiences. French philosopher Marie Robert will explore philosophical topics around friendship with children from French-English dual language programs at Gaithersburg Middle School (Maryland) and Lafayette Academy (New York).
Christia Mercer is a Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, one of the most prestigious and selective universities in the United States, but in this brief talk she says her most satisfying teaching experiences have happened inside prisons. The first faculty member to teach in prison through Columbia’s Justice-in-Education program, Mercer talks here about why […]