1 janvier 2021

After Babel, After Bandung: Translation

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 […]

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1 janvier 2021

Live Jazz Duo Performance by Dan Tepfer and Thomas Enhco

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.

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1 janvier 2021

Philosophy for Kids: Thoughts on Friendship

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).

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1 janvier 2021

Doing Philosophy In Prison: Just Ideas

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 […]

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