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Fanaticism: The Uses of an Idea

Fanaticism: The Uses of an Idea
September 28, 2010

20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor

A lecture by Alberto Toscano, exploring the critical role fanaticism plays in forming modern politics and the liberal state, and undermining the idea that liberalism and fanaticism are irrevocably opposed

This event is free and open to the public.

Reception to follow.

Alberto Toscano is Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author ofThe Theatre of Production, translator of Alain Badiou's The Century and Logics of Worlds and co-editor of Alain Badiou's Theoretical Writings and On Beckett. His most recent book,Fanaticism: The Uses of An Idea, is published by Verso.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the Humanities Initiative.

We are located at:
20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor New York, NY 10003

Our telephone:
(212) 998-2190

You may contact the Humanities Initiative with any other questions at res349@nyu.edu.

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