Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought
The CCCCT nourishes, explores, encourages, and supports critical re-examination of the received wisdom of our time. The center is a joint project of the Columbia Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Columbia Law School.
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Axel Honneth at Reid Hall in Paris, February 23, 2017 at 7pm VIDEO
2016-2017 Academic Year:
Yale University's Seyla Benhabib will continue as Senior Scholar at the CCCCT for the Fall 2016.
Daniele Lorenzini is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought, attaché to the Columbia Global Center–Paris.
2015-2016 Academic Year:
Photo credit: Bettina Strauss
Linda Zerilli hosted the center's fall 2015 seminar, "The Idea of Critical Political Theory," on October 19-23, 2015
Yale University's Seyla Benhabib will be in residence at the CCCCT for the spring 2016 semester.
2014-2015 Academic Year:
Photo credit: Domenico Aronica
A fall workshop on lectures of Michel Foucault featured François Ewald, who served as Foucault’s assistant and editor. Read about his experiences and watch his talks.
W.J.T. Mitchell, University of Chicago professor, co-taught a spring seminar at Columbia Law School titled “Spectacle and Surveillance.” Learn more about Mitchell and view his work.
The Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Thought hosted a spring seminar with Renata Salecl. Listen to her recent TED Talk and explore her scholarly achievements.