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James C. Scott to speak on "Two Cheers for Anarchism"
Submitted by Tricia Peterson on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 2:50pm
Carleton College’s Political Science Department will present James C. Scott, the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Anthropology at Yale, and Director of the Program in Agrarian Studies, on Monday, April 15. His lecture is entitled, “Two Cheers for Anarchism.” It will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Leighton Hall, Room 305, and is free and open to the public.
Professor Scottis also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has held grants from the NSF, NEH and the Guggenheim Foundation. He has also been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science, Science, Technology and Society Program at M.I.T. and the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He is the author of many books, most recently The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia. Professor Scott is recognized worldwide as an eminent authority in Southeast Asian, peasant, and agrarian studies. The talk is co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science, the Humanities Center, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, the Sociology Department, and the History Lefler Fund.
For more information about this event, including disability accommodations, contact the Carleton College Department of Political Science at (507) 222-4117. Leighton Hall is located at the end of College Street on the Carleton College campus in Northfield.