Program

2014 Conference Program

Schedule

Friday, March 21st

2:00 Opening Reception

2:30-4:20: COLLECTIVE BECOMING: HISTORY, LIFE, AND POLITICAL IDENTITY

Respondent: Mark William Westmoreland (Villanova University)

“Difference by degrees and the void: A conversation between Grosz and Badiou”
Elisabeth Paquette (York University)
“Philosophies of Racial Life: Examining Bergson, Négritude, and Indigenismo”
Andrea Pitts (Vanderbilt University)
“The Logic and Ethics of “Becoming-Imperceptible” in Deleuze and Guattari”
Casey Ford (University of Guelph)

~ Coffee Break ~

5:00-6:30: Keynote Speech
“Reproduction behind Bars: The Eugenic Structure
of Mass Incarceration”
Dr. Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt University
)


Saturday, March 22nd

10:00-11:20: (IN)VISIBILITY

Respondent: Kelsey Borrowman (Villanova University)

“Experiences in Makkah & Madinah: Gendered Space Allocation & Piety”
Saba Fatima (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
“Affective Experience in a Body Under Surveillance”
Rachel Elliott (University of Guelph)

11:30-12:50: EMBODIED SUBJECTIVITY
Respondent: Morey Williams (Villanova University)

“When Knowing Better is Not Enough: A Foucauldian Defense of Feminist Critiques of Embodiment”
Megan Dean (Georgetown University)
“The Making of an Identity: Subjectivity and the Construction of the Self in Extended Cases of Childhood Sexual Abuse”
Kit Connor (Elon University)

12:50-2:30: Lunch Break, Falvey 204
“Publishing in Hypatia” Workshop
with Dr. Sally Scholz, Hypatia Editor

(Lunch provided with generous support from the Faculty in the Department of Philosophy, Villanova University)

2:30-3:50: SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR
Respondent: Patricia Grosse (Villanova University)

“Ethical Mutilation: Toward a Conception of Self-Violence in Origen and Beauvoir”
Chase C. de Saint-Félix (American University) “Beauvoir on Love & Sex: An Exploration of Beauvoir's Departure from Sartre”
Clare Saunders (University of Tufts)

4:00-5:30: Plenary Discussion Session
Moderated by Dr. Julie Klein (Villanova University)

8:00-11:00: Closing Reception, Art Exhibition*
(Locust Moon, 34 S 40th S, West Philadelphia)

Lauren Denitzio: Queer Affective Inheritance
Chicava Honeychild: Jezebel
Yvonne Love (Penn State Abington College) and Gabrielle Russomagno: "From the Greek Lipos "Fat (see leave (v.) and suction (q.v)": A Series of Contemporary Mixed Media Art Works
*The art exhibition lasts for two days from March 21st to March 22nd.