Concordia Graduate Philosophy Conference: The World In Words
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The Graduate Philosophy Students Association of Concordia University is excited to announce its annual philosophy conference. The theme of this year's conference is "The World in Words: Philosophy and Literature".
Conference Schedule (EST):
Friday, April 16: 12:00: Opening Remarks & Zoom Instructions.
Session 1: Limits and Legitimacy (Chair: TBA)
12.30 Kristen Lewis, Dante’s Paradiso: Negative Theology, the Limit of Expression, and Hegelian Romantic Art
1:00 Daniel Fraser, Refused Transaction: Temporalities of Trauma and the Problem of Metaphor in the Poetry of Paul Celan
1:30 Ignacio Javier Moreno Fluxà, Language, Legitimacy, Literature: In the margins of phenomenological experience.
Session 2: Poetry, Narrative and Politics (Chair: Leah Edmonds)
2:30 Pedro Gois Moreira, Ideology as Background Narrative
3:00 Liam Abellán, The Problem of the Poem: Badiou's Modernist Platonism
3:30 Bogdan Ovcharuk, K.’s Self-Slander, Subversive Masochism, and the Law in Kafka’s The Trial
Session 3: Languages of Embodiment (Chair: Aaron Hone)
4:30 Tessel Veneboer, Kathy Acker’s Languages of the Body
5:00David Eduardo Torres,The Annunciation: Virtuous-Self Objectification?
5:30 Henry Kramer, Jeff Vandermeer’s Annihilation is not a Horror Story: Three Perspectives on the Self
7:00 Panel discussions:
Saturday, April 17:
Session: 4: Ethics and Ambiguities (Chair: Aaron Hone)
10:30 Kayla Dold, Gin, Tonic, and Other Delicious Combinations: The Ethics of Ambiguity as a Literary Text
11:00 Kirstin Waldkoenig, Incommensurable Moral Goods and the Paradoxical Self in Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior
11:30 Matt Rosen, Poetic Form and Moral Vision: Themes from Hipponax and Cora Diamond 12:00 BREAK
Session 5: Love, History and Divinity (Chair: Leah Edmonds)
1:00 Seth Kreeger, Metaphysical Considerations of Eä: God and Providence in Tolkien and Aquinas
1:30 Robbie Dillon, A GOD STRONGER THAN I: Poetry and Philosophy in Medieval Florence
2:00: Dylan Shaul, Hegel, Aristotle, and Tragedy: The Catharsis of Absolute Spirit
3:00 Panel discussions:
4:30 Keynote: Todd Mcgowan, Genre as Contradiction
6:00 Closing Remarks
*** Please register at: https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvcuyqrz4vGNyIHhrYDmJuqzIR-sfBCsFL
or email us at: [email protected]
This is a student event (e.g. a graduate conference).
April 17, 2021, 12:00am EST
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