Virtual Conversation Series


On Friday, September 30, 2022, at 1:00 pm EST, in collaboration with the Society for Eighteenth-Century French Studies, Olivier Contensou moderated a virtual conversation with Flora Champy around her book L’Antiquité politique de Jean-Jacques Rousseau, entre exemples et modèles (Classiques Garnier, 2022).


The inaugural meeting of the Rousseau Association Virtual Conversation Series took place via Zoom on Friday, October 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm EST. John T. Scott discussed his book, Rousseau’s Reader: Strategies of Persuasion and Education (University of Chicago Press, 2020) in conversation with Geneviève Rousselière

Our second virtual conversation, moderated by Flora Champy and featuring Elliot Montagano on “Rousseau and the Problem of Censorship: Freedom, Virtue, and the Education of the Citizen,” took place at 1:00 pm EST on Friday, December 3, 2021.

On Friday, January 21, 2022, a virtual conversation moderated by Sarah Benharrech featured Célia Abele on “Material Rêveries: Plants and Playing Cards.”

On February 25, 2022, Christophe Litwin led a conversation with Johanna Lenne-Cornuez on her book, Etre à sa place. La formation du sujet dans la philosophie morale de Rousseau (Classiques Garnier, 2021).

On Friday, April 29, 2022, at 1:00 pm EST, Zev Trachtenberg moderated a virtual conversation with Rebecca Ploof entitled “‘A Fruit of Every Clime’? Rousseau’s Environmental Politics.”

If you are a member of the Rousseau Association, please check your inbox for details on the next event, or else write to Masano Yamashita for a link to the session.