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Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Internationales Netzwerk Hegels Relevanz, Università di Pisa, June 2021 (postponed)
“Mit Hegel ins XXI. Jahrhundert. Deutsch-italienische Tagung zum 250. Geburtstag Hegels” Rome, Italy, September 10-11, 2020 (postponed)

Response to Robert Pippin on Film; with Zed Adams and Francey Russell, April 26, 2022, The New School for Social Research

On Photography as Evidence, NSSR, Institute for Philosophy and the New Humanities, April 15, 2022

“Nature, Art and Ethics in The Winter’s Tale” Shakespeare Association of America, April 6, 2022

“Objectivity in the Humanities,” Institute for Philosophy and the New Humanities, The New School for Social Research, October 26-29, 2021

Symposium on Cancel Culture, May 19, 2021 (with Thomas Chatterton Williams, Cinzia Sciuto and Giulio Meotti), University degli studi di Verona (Zoom)

“Can Hegel’s Philosophy of Art help us to understand Contemporary Visual Culture?” Università di Padova, Philosophy Department, Hegel PD Group, April 19, 2021 (Zoom)

‘On Revolution: Arendt and Hegel,’ Stanford, Department of Comparative Literature, September 24, 2020 (Zoom)

“Realism as Theory,” American Association for Comparative Litearature, Annual Meeting, Chicago, March 19-22, 2020 (postponed)

“Hegel on the Pastness of Art,” University of Toronto, Department of Philosophy, February, 28, 2020

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, English Department, On Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale, January 9, 2020

Universität Jena, Institut für Philosophie, Collegium Philosophicum, “Zu politischen Pathologien”January 8, 2020

Hayden White Memorial Event” Stanford and UC Santa Cruz, November 1-2, 2019

Night of Philosophy,” The New School, October 5, 2019

Response to Rebecca Comay on Hegel and Beckett, The New School, September 24, 2019

“L’amore come libertà,” Università di Pisa, Dipartimento di Civiltà e Forme del Sapere, June 27, 2019

“À la Recherche du Bonheur Perdu: Hannah Arendt and Public Happiness” Università degli studi di Verona, Italy, June 24, 2019

“Lecture Series at Fudan University” Shanghai, China March and May 2019
Cultural Poetics and Social Judgment” New School for Social Research/Eugene Lang College, March 1-2, 2019
“New York German Idealism Workshop” February 22, 2019
“Hegel and Shakespeare” Temple University, Philosophy Department, October 29, 2018
“Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy” State College, PA October 19, 2018
“Author meets critics: Paul Kottman, Love as Human Freedom” The New School for Social Research, October 3, 2018
“Why Shakespeare Stopped Writing Tragedies” Royal Holloway, University of London, September, 2018
“Session chair” Garrick’s Temple, Kingston University, London, September 1, 2018
“Hegel e la letteratura” Università degli studi di Padova, Philosophy Department, Italy, July 12, 2018
“Love as Human Freedom” Università degli studi di Parma, Philosophy Department, Italy, July 11, 2018
“Hegel on the Pastness of Art” Università di Pisa, Italy, July 3, 2018
“First Person Plural Salon, Love and Freedom” New York, June 3, 2018
“Per una critica della ragion fallita” Università degli studi di Verona, Italy, May 16, 2018
“Author meets critics: Paul Kottman, Love as Human Freedom” Verona, Italy, May 15, 2018
“Why Shakespeare Stopped Writing Tragedies” Harvard, Mahindra Humanities Center, April 27, 2018
Fudan University, Shanghai, China, April 14, 2018
Fudan University, Shanghai, China, April 12, 2018
“Kant Conference” New York University, March 29-30, 2018
“Why Shakespeare Stopped Writing Tragedies” Montclaire State University, Februrary 20, 2018
“Love as Human Freedom” Universität Bonn, Department of Philosophy, November 13-14, 2017
“Love as Human Freedom” University of Copenhagen, Centre for Modern European Studies-Author meets Critics, November 15, 2017
Tragedy Workshop” Duke University, October 20, 2017
Shakespeare And Nietzsche” Garrick’s Temple, London, September 2, 2017
“Marx, Art, Politics: Contemporary Reflections, The New School, May 3-4, 2017
Shakespeare and the Drama of Self-Certainty,” Entertaining the Idea: Shakespeare | Philosophy | Performance, University of California, Los Angeles, April 28, 2017
Shakespeare And Hegel” Garrick’s Temple, London, April 2, 2017
“TBD” University of Minnesota, Spring 2017
“On King Lear” Boston University, English Department, November 21, 2016
“Love as Human Freedom” The New School for Social Research, Philosophy Workshop, September 22, 2016
Hegel, Herder and Shakespeare” Garrick’s Temple, September 3, 2016
“On Romeo and Juliet,” Università degli studi di Verona, Department of English, June 22-23, 2016
The Art of Hegel’s Aesthetics: Hegelian Philosophy and the Perspectives of Art History, Kings College, University of London, June 8-10, 2016
Philosophy and Literature,” Neubauer Collegium, University of Chicago, May 23, 2016
New York German Idealism Workshop, respondent, May 13, 2016
Aesthetics Society of America, Eastern Division, April 17, 2016
“Hegel and Shakespeare,” Temple University, Department of Philosophy, March 29, 2016
“Hegel and Shakespeare,” Shakespeare au risque de la philosophie, University of Poitiers, France, March 16-17, 2016
“Philology and Humanistic Inquiry,” Neubauer Collegium, University of Chicago, February 10, 2016
“Marlowe’s Faust and the Limits of Science,” Bard College Berlin, May 12, 2015
“What is Shakespearean Tragedy?” University of Copenhagen, Inst. f. Engelsk, Germansk og Romansk, May 5, 2015
“Love and Marriage in Hegel and Ibsen,” University of Oslo, Norway, April 29-30, 2015
“Love as Human Freedom,” University of Chicago, Seminar and Workshop on Philosophy and Literature, Committee on Social Thought, April 23, 2015
“Love in Two Films,” Università del Piemonte Orientale, Department of Philosophy, March 11 and 12, 2015
“Love as Human Freedom,” Università degli studi di Salerno, Italy, March 10, 2015
“Philosophy and Performance: Roundtable,” Universität zu Köln, Institut für Medienkultur und Theater, January 29, 2015
“Intimacy and Freedom in Othello,” Universität zu Köln, Englischseminar, December 11, 2014
“Love as Human Freedom,” Universität München LMU, Literaturwissenschaftliches   Kolloquium, December 4, 2014
“Love as Human Freedom,” Universität zu Köln, Morphomata Institute, October 27, 2014
“First-Order Questions in the Humanities,” University of Stockholm, Sweden, October 23, 2014
“Shakespeare and the Modern Humanities,” seminar at The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, University of Birmingham, UK August 5-8, 2014
“Art’s Self-Transcendence,” Università degli studi di Verona, Italy, Department of Philosophy, May 26, 2014
“Performance and Philosophy Roundtable,” CUNY Graduate Center, May 8, 2014
“Drama after Theater,” The Force of Aesthetics, International Conference – The New School for Social Research/Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main – April 28-29, 2014
“Love,” Political Concepts Conference, The New School for Social Research-Columbia University-New York University, April 18-19, 2014
“Why We Care About Shakespeare (If We Do),” Plenary Session at the Shakespeare Association of America’s Annual Conference, St. Louis, April 10-11, 2014