Talks and Appearances

Upcoming

November 17, 10:45 am"The Philosophers and the Scientists Should be Friends," University of Chicago, Chicago IL. 

November 14, 5:00 pm"No God But Spinoza's," University of Pennsylvania, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor, Philadelphi, PA. 

October 12, 8:00 pm"The Nature of Faith," in conversation with Alan Lightman and Marcelo Gleiser, The 92nd Street Y, New York, NY

October 11, 7:30 pm"The Transformation of the Greeks and the Making of Philosophy," Eastern Kentucky University, O’Donnell Hall, the Whitlock Building. 

June 3, 4:15 pm"Confessions of A Wayward Philosopher," Held Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor, Barnard Hall, 116th St and Broadway, Barnard College, New York, NY. 

April 27, 5:00 pm“Why Philosophy Matters.” Stevens Institute of Technology, DeBaun Auditorium. Hoboken, N.J.

March 31: 9:15 am "Banishing Contingency: Einstein's God and Spinoza's Necessity," keynote for Annual Meeting of Metaphysical Society of America, Harvard Hillel, 52 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge  MA. 

February 28, 7:00 pm Onstage interview by Leonard Lopate, Queens College, Queens NY. 

January 24, 2017, 3:00 pm"In Defense of the Humanities," The Society of the Four Arts, 24 Arts Boulevard, Palm Beach, Florida

November 17, 6:30 pm"Plato's Despair," Keynote for World Philosophy Day, City College of NY, Convent Ave &138th St. North Academic Building, room 0/201.

September 30, 2:10 pm"The Philosophers and The Scientists Should Be Friends," Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire

September 23, 4:00 pmOnstage Interview, Women in Secularism, Hyatt Regency, Arlington, Virginia

September 22, 5:00 pm"Socrates Must Die: The Ethos of The Extraordinary and the Birth of Philosophy" Regis University, Denver Colorado.

June 7, 5:00 pm–"The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity," Northwestern University, Segal Visitors Center,1841 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL

June 1, 6:30 pm–"Two Heretical Novelists in Conversation," keynote with James K. Morrow, Theater for the Performing Arts, NYU, 1 Washington Place, NYC.

April 24, 11:00 am"The Mattering Map," Smithsonian Magazine Festival of Ideas: The Future is Here, Shakespeare Theater, 610 F Street, Washington D.C.

April 5, 7:00 pmHunter College Writing Center's "Great Thinkers" series, Cafe Glass, 3rd floor of the West Building, New York City

February 17, 7:00 pm"Why Are Philosophers So Annoying?" Brooklyn Public Philosophers, Central Brooklyn Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY

 

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Rebecca Goldstein is represented by the Random House Speaker's Bureau and by Wolfman Productions 

  • Hear a podcast interview with The New York Times
  • See Rebecca Goldstein on BloggingHeads.TV with Robert Wright, author of The Evolution of God
  • Watch a video interview on BigThink
  • Watch a reading from 36 Arguments in the Authors@Google series
  • Hear a podcast interview with Christopher Lydon on Radio Open Source
  • Hear a podcast interview on Thoughtcast
  • "The Mattering Map Redux," Center for Inquiry Conference on Women in Secularism, Washington DC,  May 17, 4 PM
  • Panel on The Human Prospect and the Fate of our PlanetaryCivilization," Columbia University, New York City, April 13, 8 AM 

    http://instituteforscienceandhumanvalues.net/articles/symposiums-conferences/symposium-columbia.htm

  • "Creativity: Discussion with Steven Pinker," Joint recipients of Moment Magazine Creativity Award, D.C.November 24, 
  • Event with Philip Roth, Panel with Susan Jacoby,Janis Bellow, Claudia Roth Pierpont; Philip Roth speaking afterwards,Queens College, Queens NY, November 5, 7:00 PM
  • "Philosophy and Literature: The Ancient Quarrel," University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, October 29, 4 PM
  • "Why Did Einstein Write a (Bad) Love Poem to Spinoza?" Physics and Cosmology Public Lecture, Dartmouth College,October 17, 4 PM
  • PEN Authors' Evening, Private home, New York, NY, October 15, 7:30  
  • "Philosophy and Literature: The Ancient Quarrel," Dartmouth College, September 30,4:30 PM
  • Interview of Richard Dawkins, The Harvey Theater, BAM, Brooklyn NY, September 23, 7:30
  • "Is Moral Progress a Matter of the Heart or the Head?: Dialogue with Steven Pinker," Santa Fe Institute Public Lecture, James A. Little Theater, Santa Fe, NM, August 14, 7 PM
  • "Women and Secularism," Center for Inquiry, Women in Secularism2, Marriott at Metro Center, D.C. May 17, 4 PM
  • "The Mattering Map: Religion, Reason, and Moral Progress," Carnegie Mellon, April 9"A reading," Hobart and William Smith College, April 4, 4 PM
  • "What Novels Reveal About the Psychology of Philosophy," Philosophy Society, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, 6 PM 
  • "Appealing to Intuitions," talk for Women Faculty at Yale University, Dec 5, 4 pm
  • "Socrates Must Die," talk of work in progress at Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University,Nov. 14, noon 
  • "Why Did Spinoza Think So Little of the Arts," Franke Lecture, Yale University, Oct 2, 6:00 pm, Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208
  • Award for Distinguished Alumna, Barnard College, June 1, noon
  • "An Evening with Rebecca Goldstein," sponsored by the English Department and Philosophy Department, Baruch College, 25th Street and Lexington Ave, New York City, April 25, 6 PM
  • "Appealing to Intuitions,"  Santa Fe Institute Public Lecture, James A Little Theater, Santa Fe, NM,  April 9, 7 PM
  •  Spinozium, On-Stage Interview on "Betraying Spinoza," JCC DC, April 1, 4 PM 
  • "Psychology of Philosophy, New York Institute for the Humanities, Deutsches Haus, NYU,  March 23, 12 noon.
  • "Great Thinkers of Our Day Series,"  Hunter College, New York City, 7 PM
  • "Why Did Einstein Write A (Bad) Poem to Einstein?" Santa Fe Institute, !339 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM, Dec. 5, 12:15 PM