Imagining Global Futures

04/19 Friday | 3pm

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge, the Center on Modernity in Transition, and the Rock Ethics Institute invite you to a discussion in the series “The New Discourse on Oneness.” This will be a completely virtual event. Please register for the event here.

Mary Louise Pratt is Silver Professor and Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University. She is the author of Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation (Routledge) and Planetary Longings (Duke University Press).

Akeel Bilgrami is Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. He is the author of Self Knowledge and Resentment (Harvard University Press) and Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment (Harvard University Press).

Shahrzad Sabet is Co-Director of the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT) and a Fellow at New York University’s Institute for Public Knowledge. Her current book project, which spans a variety of disciplines, makes the case for a reimagined universalism that reconciles the oneness and the diversity of humankind.

Benjamin Schewel is Co-Director of the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT). He is author of Seven Ways of Looking at Religion (2017) and is currently working on a second book, Encountering the Axial Age, both from Yale University Press.

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