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Schedule

Monday, March 30th
Africa Room

Opening Session, 9:00 a.m.- Noon

9:00

Introduction
Jeffrey McCurry, Director
Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center

9:05 Opening Welcome
Charles J. Dougherty, President
Duquesne University
Moderator

Will Adams
Associate Professor of Psychology
Duquesne University

9:10

David Loy
Paper: The Best Disaster Ever

10:00

Comments
Debra Bergoffen, Jane Gordon, Kevin Hart

10:30 Refreshment Break
11:00

Reply
David Loy

11:15 Discussion
12:00 Lunch

Second Session, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Moderator

George Yancy
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Duquesne University

2:00

Jane Gordon
Paper: Of Divine Warning: Reading Disaster in the Modern Age

3:00

Comments
Debra Bergoffen, Kevin Hart, David Loy

3:30 Refreshment Break
4:00

Reply
Jane Gordon

4:15 Discussion
5-6:00 Reception
Room 608, Duquesne Union

Tuesday, March 31st
Africa Room

Third Session, 9:00 a.m.- Noon

Moderator

Kathleen Glenister Roberts
Associate Professor of Communication and Rhetorical Studies
Duquesne University

9:00

Debra Bergoffen
Paper: The Living Death of Statelessness

10:00

Comments
Jane Gordon, Kevin Hart, David Loy

10:30 Refreshment Break
11:00

Reply
Debra Bergoffen

11:15 Discussion
12:00 Lunch

Final Session, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Moderator

Tom Eyers
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Duquesne University

2:00

          Kevin Hart
          Paper: "The *Absolute* Event of History:" The Shoah and the Outside

3:00

          Comments
          Debra Bergoffen, Jane Gordon, David Loy

3:30            Refreshment Break
4:00

           Reply
           Kevin Hart

4:15            Discussion
5:00            Closing remarks:
           Jeffrey McCurry, Director
           Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center
5:10

           Reception
           Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center
           Gumberg Library, First Floor