My current book project, Inventing Civil Disobedience, looks at the theory and practice of civil disobedience in the long civil rights movement, and their afterlives in contemporary protest politics. Below are a selection of related working papers and recent talks. Some papers can be made available upon request.
Very pleased to share that my entry on the political thought of William Connolly is now in print in Radikale Democratietheorie: Ein Handbuch - in German! (10/19)
My review essay on Candice Delmas’s A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should be Uncivil and the new civil disobedience debates now out at Res Publica (7/19).
Reading Rosa Luxemburg in the era of the Anthropocene: My latest in a critical exchange on climate change, the general strike, and William Connolly’s Facing the Planetary now out at Contemporary Political Theory
Recent and Upcoming Talks
“Nonviolence and the Coercive Turn in Civil Disobedience Studies,” CSPT, Toronto, November 2019
“Tough Love: The Political Theology of Civil Disobedience,” Colloquium on Political, Social, and Legal Theory. University of Victoria, October 2019
“What’s Love Got to Do with It? India, Jim Crow, and the Political Theology of Civil Disobedience” and “Reconstructing King: How the Philosophy of Civil Disobedience Displaced the Politics of Nonviolence,” Summer Institute in American Philosophy, University of Dayton, July 2019
“Love, Law, and Civil Disobedience,” Race and Politics Workshop, University of Oregon, Dept. of Political Science, June 2019
“Violence and Nonviolence in Civil Disobedience,” Society for the Humanities, Cornell University, April 2019