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Past Philosophy Conferences

25th Annual Philosophy Conference (2020)
“Phenomenology and its Worlds”
Keynotes: Alia Al-Saji (McGill University), Megan Craig (Stony Brook University)

24th Annual Philosophy Conference (2019)
“Political Epistemologies”
Keynote: José Medina (Northwestern University)

23rd Annual Philosophy Conference (2018)
"Resistance: Psychoanalysis and Critical Theories"
Keynotes: Amy Allen (Penn State), Jamieson Webster (Eugene Lang College of the New School, psychoanalyst)

22nd Annual Philosophy Conference (2017)
"Philosophies of Incarceration & The Incarceration of Philosophy"
Keynote: Sarah Tyson (University of Colorado-Denver)

21st Annual Philosophy Conference (2016)
“Legacies of Colonialism and Philosophies of Resistance”
Keynotes: Enrique Dussel (UNAM), Dr. Nelson Maldonado-Torres (Rutgers)

20th Annual Philosophy Conference (2015)
"New Encounters in French and Italian Thought"
Keynote: Jason E. Smith (Art Center College of Design)

19th Annual Philosophy Conference (2014)
"Feminism:  Body, Image, Power"
Keynote:  Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt University)

18th Annual Philosophy Conference (2013)
"Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present"
Keynote Speakers: Mladen Dolar (University of Ljubljana), Alenka Zupančič (Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts), Slavoj Žižek (Birkbeck, University of London), Catherine Malabou (Kingston University), John D. Caputo (Syracuse University and Villanova University)

17th Annual Philosophy Conference (2012)
"Critical Theories"
Keynote: Nancy Fraser (New School for Social Research)

16th Annual Philosophy Conference (2011)
"The Return of Metaphysics"
Keynote: Graham Harman (American University, Cairo)

15th Annual Philosophy Conference (2010)
“The Place of Psyche: Politics, Art, Nature”
Keynote: Jonathan Lear (University of Chicago)

14th Annual Philosophy Conference (2009)
“New French Thought”
Keynote: Bernard Stiegler

13th Annual Philosophy Conference (2008)
“Time, History, Memory”
Keynote: David Wood (Vanderbilt University)

12th Annual Philosophy Conference (2007)
“Philosophy and Sexuality”
Keynote: Alphonso Lingis (Penn State)

11th Annual Philosophy Conference (2006)
“Materialism”
Keynotes: Daniel Smith (Purdue University), Jay Bernstein (New School for Social Research)

10th Annual Philosophy Conference (2005)
“Philosophy and Art”
Keynote: Hal Foster (Princeton University)

9th Annual Philosophy Conference (2004)
“Empire, War, Violence”
Keynote: John Protevi (Louisiana State University)

8th Annual Philosophy Conference (2003)
“Psychoanalysis and Philosophy”
Keynote: Sara Beardsworth (University of Memphis)

7th Annual Philosophy Conference (2002)
“Race and Philosophy”
Keynote: Lewis Gordon (Brown University)

6th Annual Philosophy Conference (2001)
“Contemporary Feminist Theory”
Keynote: Tina Chanter (University of Memphis)

5th Annual Philosophy Conference (2000)
“Aristotle”
Keynote: Aryeh Kosman (Haverford College)

4th Annual Philosophy Conference (1999)
“Revolutions in Socio-Political Thought”
Keynote: Bill Martin (DePaul University)