“The relevance of ignorance”: A seminar on Rancière’s The Ignorant Schoolmaster with Todd May, Mikkel Bolt and Mads Kogut

Mandag, 17 juni, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:30

MPP hereby invite you to an open seminar on Jacques Rancière's The Ignorant Schoolmaster

Date: 17 June 2019, 15:00-17:30

Venue: CBS, Kilen, Kilevej 14, Frederiksberg, room KS71


15:00 -              Welcome

15:10 -              Todd May

15:30 -              Mikkel Bolt

15:50 -              Mads Kogut

16:10 -              Break

16:30 -              Discussion

The presentations and discussions will take point of departure in chapter III and IV of The ignorant Schoolmaster. Contact Niklas Birksted at pnb.mpp@cbs.dk, in case you need the text.

Organizer: Niklas Birksted, pnb.mpp@cbs.dk, CBS

Moderator: Morten S. Thaning, mst.mpp@cbs.dk, CBS


Professor Todd May, Clemson University. Todd May is the author of The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière – Creating Equality (2008) and Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques Rancière – Equality in Action (2010)

Professor Mikkel Bolt, Copenhagen University. Mikkel is a former student of Rancière at Paris VIII and the author of “The Borders of Participation” (2014) and “The Unjust Subject and its Offspring” (2018)

External Lecturer Mads Kogut, CBS. Mads is MA in Philosophy and contemporary critiques of culture from Paris VIII and is currently working on issues relating to Rancière’s pedagogical philosophy.