Nancy Fraser on Abnormal Justice

Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (PEPA) Seminar

Date: 
Thu, 02/21/2008
Location: 
4:30 - 6 PM, Kerstetter Room, Marx Hall

Professor Nancy Fraser will discuss “Abnormal Justice.” A copy of the paper is available on the Center's website. Kim Lane Scheppele, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Public Affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School and the University Center for Human Values, will serve as commentator. She will provide a short introduction to the paper and Prof. Fraser will respond briefly.

Nancy Fraser is Henry A. and Louise Loeb Professor of Political and Social Science at the New School of Social Research. Fraser specializes in social and political theory, feminist theory, and contemporary French and German thought. Her publications include Redistribution or Recognition? A Political-Philosophical Exchange (co-authored with Axel Honneth, 2003); The Radical Imagination: Between Redistribution and Recognition (2003); and Justice Interruptus: Critical Reflections on the "Postsocialist" Condition (1997).

This seminar is co-sponsored by the Program in Law and Public Affairs. PEPA is a joint venture of the University Center for Human Values and the Woodrow Wilson School.