23rd Annual Philosophy Conference (2018)
"Resistance: Psychoanalysis and Critical Theories"
Keynotes: Dr. Amy Allen (Penn State)
Dr. Jamieson Webster (Eugene Lang College of the New School, psychoanalyst in New York
22nd Annual Philosophy Conference (2017)
"Philosophies of Incarceration & The Incarceration of Philosophy"
Keynote: Dr. Sarah Tyson, University of Colorado-Denver March 17-18th, 2017
21st Annual Philosophy Conference (2016)
“Legacies of Colonialism and Philosophies of Resistance”
Keynotes: Dr. Enrique Dussel (UNAM) & Dr. Nelson Maldonado-Torres (Rutgers)April 14-15, 2016
20th Annual Conference: (2015) "New Encounters in French and Italian Thought" March 13-14, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Jason E. Smith
19th Annual Conference: (2014) "Feminism: Body, Image, Power" March 21-22, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt University)
18th Annual Conference: (2013)"Apocalyptic Politics: Framing the Present" - April 12-13, 2013
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 Conference (2012): "Critical Theories" - March 30-31, 2012
16th Annual Conference (2011): "The Return of Metaphysics" - April 8-9, 2011
15th Annual Conference (2010): The Place of Psyche: Politics, Art, Nature (Keynote speaker: Jonathan Lear)
14th Annual Conference (2009): New French Thought (Keynote Speaker: Bernard Stiegler)
13th Annual Conference (2008): Time, History, Memory (Keynote speaker: David Wood)
4th Annual Conference (1999): Revolutions in Socio-Political Thought (Keynote speaker: Bill Martin)
Villanova University was founded in 1842 by the Order of St. Augustine. To this day, Villanova’s Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition is the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University’s six colleges.