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Lecture: Dean’s Creative Talks: Fascism, Aesthetics and Politics


A conversation with Yale professor and author Jason Stanley and USC Architecture Dean Milton S.F. Curry

“Fascism, Aesthetics & Politics,” a conversation between Jason Stanley and USC Architecture Dean Milton S.F. Curry, will shed new light on the topic of fascism from the vantage points of political philosophy, architecture and urbanism. A reception and book signing in Harris Hall will immediately follow the talk.

Jason Stanley is the Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University. Prior to joining Yale in 2013, he held teaching positions at Rutgers University, the University of Michigan, and Cornell University. His Ph.D. was earned at the MIT Department of Linguistics and Philosophy (Robert Stalnaker, chair), and he received his B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Stanley has two forthcoming books: “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them” and “The Politics of Language,” co-authored with David Beaver.

In 2017, Milton Curry was selected as the first African American Dean of USC School of Architecture. His goal is to cultivate diversity in the field of architecture.

Located at the Wong Conference Center (Harris 101) in the USC School of Architecture.