The Neal A. Maxwell Lecture in Political Theory and Contemporary Politics
2015: "Walt Whitman and the Soft Voice of Sympathy"
Romand Coles, Institute for Social Justice, Australian Catholic University, “Antagonism and the
Ecology of Sympathies”
Cristin Ellis, University of Mississippi, “Numb Networks: The Politics of Impersonal Sympathies”
2014: "The Fight for Public Things"
Jason Frank, Cornell University, "Collective Actors, Common Desires"
James Martel, San Francisco State University, "Against thinning (and teleology): politics and objects in the face of catastrophe in Lear and von Trier"
2013: "Species Evolution and Cultural Freedom"
Elisabeth Anker, The George Washington University, “Freedom and the Human in ‘Evolutionary’ Political
Kennan Ferguson, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, “The Deep Biology of Politics: A Reminder”
2020: Lawrie Balfour, University of Virginia