TITLE: Occupy Rousseau: Inequality & Social Justice
EVENT DATE: 03/13/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 109 minutes
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An international panel discussed Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and the Library hosted a display of rarely seen Rousseau-related objects. Featured speakers included Guillaume Cheneviere, Television Suisse Romande ("Rousseau, Citizen of Geneva"), Michael O'Dea, Lyon University ("Are We Friends with Jean-Jacques Rousseau?") and James Swenson, Rutgers University ("Liberal and Conservative Egalitarianisms in Rousseau"). Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Switzerland.