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Graduate Student Publications & Presentations

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Publications by Graduate Students

2014

Brock Bahler, "Emmanuel Levinas, Radical Orthodoxy, and an Ontology of Originary Peace," Journal of Religious Ethics, forthcoming (Fall 2014).

Ryan Johnson, "Another Use of the Concept of the Simulacrum: Deleuze, Lucretius, and the Practical Critique of De-Mystification," Deleuze Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1: February 2014

2013

Ryan Johnson, "Silence and Miscommunication: Kierkegaardian Indirect Discourse and Hamlet's Errant Ship," Rivista di Filosofia Neo-Scolastica, No. 3-4, December 2013 (Special jubilee issue on the 200th celebration anniversary of Søren Kierkegaard's birth)

Clancy Smith, "American Gadflies: The Shadow of Socrates in the Philosophies of King and Peirce." Belmont Humanities Symposium Journal. Vol. 3: "Civility and its Discontents." Spring 2013.

Clancy Smith, "Community Unlimited: A Peircean Analysis of Otherness, Inquiry, and Individualism." Otherness: Essays and Studies. Vol. 4, Issue 1. Spring 2013.

Brock Bahler, "Rediscovering Fatherhood: An Existential Crisis in Understanding Masculinity," Broad Magazine 56 (March 2013): 64-70.

Jessica Patella Konig, "Christology and Whiteness, What Would Jesus Do?" Edited by George Yancy, Book Review in Philosophy and the Black Experience, APA Newsletter, Vol. 12 No. 2, Spring, 2013.

Chris Mountenay, "Critical Affinities: Nietzsche and African American Thought," book review in Philosophy and the Black Experience, APA Newsletter, Spring, 2013.

Paul di Georgio. "Contingency and Necessity in the Genealogy of Morality." Telos. Spring 2013 2013:97-111.

Matt Lovett. "Rothko's Negative Theology." American Society for Aesthetics Graduate Journal. Volume 5, Issue 1. Spring 2013. ISSN: 1946-1879.

Patrick Craig. "Absoluta Cogitatio: Badiou, Deleuze, and the Equality of Powers in Spinoza." Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy. Volume 18, Issue 1. Fall 2013. ISSN 1085-1968.

2012

Ryan Johnson, "Kierkegaard and the Dialectic of Demonic Despair," The Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 9, No. 3: Fall 2012

Ryan Johnson, "Machinery, Monstrosity, and Bestiality: An Analysis of Repulsion in Kierkegaard's Practice in Christianity," The Heythrop Journal: May 2012

Ryan Johnson, "Shadowplay in Nietzschean Optics," in The Movement of Nothingness: Trust in the Emptiness of Time. Eds. Daniel Price and Ryan Johnson, Davies Group Publishers, 2012. (Book Chapter)

Ryan Johnson, "Introduction to the Movement of Nothingness," in The Movement of Nothingness: Trust in the Emptiness of Time. Eds. Daniel M. Price and Ryan J. Johnson, Davies Group Publishers, 2012. (Book Chapter)

Jessica Konig. "A Call to Look: An Essay on the Power of the Sartrean Gaze." APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience. Vol. 12 No. 1, Fall 2012.

H.A. Nethery. "Author." Entry for the Cambridge Foucault Lexicon, Ed. Leonard Lawlor and John Nale (forthcoming, 2012).

H.A. Nethery. "Jay-Z, Phenomenology, and Hip-Hop." APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience. Vol. 11, Issue 1, Fall 2011.

Clancy Smith. "Sliding Doors: A Phenomenology of Deleuzian Vice-Dicted Lives in Inner Time Consciousness." Chronos: The Annual Proceedings of the Philosophy of Time Society, 2012 edition. (Publication forthcoming).

Clancy Smith. "Critical Theory and Democratic Vision: Herbert Marcuse and Recent Liberation Philosophies." By Arnold Farr, book review in Philosophy and the Black Experience, APA Newsletter, Fall 2012 (Released, ISSN: 2155-9708).

Clancy Smith. "Not Fade Away." in Tattoos and Philosophy: I Ink Therefore I Am. Wiley-Blackwell, May 2012 (Released, ISBN-13: 978-0470672068).

Clancy Smith. "Hippies, Jews, and the Philosophy of Memory." in The Big Lebowski and Philosophy: Keeping Your Mind Limber with Abiding Wisdom. Edited by Peter Fosl. Wiley-Blackwell (Released, ISBN-13: 978-1118074565).

Chelsea Harry. "Socrates as Seducer.” in What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Lover. Edited by Sharon Kaye. Oxford: Blackwell (forthcoming, February 2012).

Christina Rawls. Book review, Spinoza Now, Edited by Dimitris Varduolakis, (University of Minnesota Press 2011), to appear in Critical Horizons, Winter/Spring 2013.

Christina Rawls. Illustration (photography): "Gray Matter(s)," Spinoza Beyond Philosophy. Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming, 2012)

2011

Ryan Johnson, "An Accord in/on Kantian Aesthetics (or the Sensus Communis: Attunement in Diverse Sites of Purposiveness)," Kritike: An Online Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 5, No. 1: June 2011

Ryan Johnson, "Locating the Abject in the Third Critique," Consciousness, Literature, and the Arts, Vol. XII, No. 2, 2011

Paul di Georgio, "Response to Forster's ‘Genealogy and Morality'," American Dialectic, Vol. 1, No. 3, (2011), p. 270-2.

Brock Bahler. Journal Article: "Kierkegaard's View of Religious Pluralism in Concluding Unscientific Postscript," Intermountain West Journal of Religious Studies, Volume 3:1 (2011).

Stephanie Adair. "Unity and Difference: A Critical Appraisal of Polarizing Gender Identities," Hypatia (forthcoming, 2011).

Chelsea Harry. "Unhappy Man or Happy Beast: A Platonic Response to J.S. Mill," in Parmenideum III, no. 1, May 2011.

Richard Rojcewicz. "Earth, Art, and the Last God," in Persona, logos, relazionze: Una fenomenologica plurale. Roma: Citta' Nuova, 2011.

Clancy Smith. “Prestidigitation and Racial Oppression: Falsity and the Demystification of Social Manipulation,” Purlieu: Volume 1, Number 2, Spring 2011(released, ISSN 2159-2101).

2010

Stephanie Adair. "Learning to See: What the Na'vi Show Us about Learning from the Other," in Avatar and Philosophy, Blackwell (December 2010).

Stephanie Adair. Review of Kim Atkins' Narrative Identity and Moral Identity: A Practical Perspective, in Teaching Philosophy 33:3 (September 2010).

Brock Bahler. “Derridean Hospitality in an Age of Political Xenophobia," The American Future, Spring 2010.

Brock Bahler. “Al-Farabi’s Religious Inclusivism: Prolegomena for Dialogue between Islam and the West,” Journal of Social Sciences, Special Issue, (forthcoming, 2010)

Brock Bahler. Book Review Essay: Michael Morgan, Discovering Levinas, Philosophy & Social Criticism (forthcoming, 2010).

Jim Bahoh. "On the Ontological Status of Difference in Deleuze's Difference and Repetition," Journal of Political Philosophy (Journal Anu Books, Meerut) Vol. VII, September 2010. ISSN: 0976-3635.

Patrick Craig (with Tom Sparrow). Translation of Jean-Luc Marion, "De fondement de la distinction entre théologie et philosophie," published as "On the Foundation of the Distinction Between Theology and Philosophy," in Phenomenology and the Theological Turn: The Twenty-Seventh Annual Symposium of the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center (Pittsburgh: Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, 2010).

Chelsea Harry. "We are Family: The Self and the Red Sox Nation"  Red Sox and Philosophy by Opencourt, March 2010 (released, ISBN-13: 978-0812696776).

Joy Simmons. Review of Kristin Waters and Carol B. Conaway, Eds.: Black Women's Intellectual Traditions: Speaking Their Minds, in the APA "Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience," volume 9, number 2, Spring 2010.

Clancy Smith. "The Power of Memory" in Perspectives on Power: An Interdisciplinary Approach.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Spring 2010 (released, ISBN-13: 978-1443818490).

Clancy Smith. "Stratification and Social Psychology: A Deleuzian Reading of Pragmatic Habit Formation," in Soundings, volume 93. New Directions in Dewey Studies, Spring/Summer 2010.

Clancy Smith. Review of Terrance MacMullan's Habits of Whiteness: A Pragmatist Reconstruction, in the APA "Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience," volume 9, number 2, Spring 2010.

Tom Sparrow. "A Physiology of Encounters: Spinoza, Nietzsche, and Strange Alliances,"  Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 15, no. 1, Fall 2010: 165-186.

Becky Vartabedian. "Should We Condemn Michael?" In Ultimate LOST and Philosophy, Sharon Kaye, ed. (Wiley: November 2010): 233-240.

2009

Stephanie Adair. Geoff Bagwell.  Ronald Polansky.  "The Field for Virtue and Getting a Feel for It"  Skepsis, International Center for Philosophy and Culture vol. XX.  Greece: Hellas & Cyprus: N. & S. Batsioulas Publications (2009).

Brock Bahler. Book Review Essay: Michael Morgan, Discovering Levinas (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007), Philosophy & Social Criticism 35 (2009).

Brock Bahler. “A Catholic Bishop and Two Atheists Bringing Justice to the World: Augustine, Singer, & Nagel on Equality and Partiality,” Fides Quaerens Intellectum 4.2 (2009).

Chelsea Harry. "Encountering Nothingness: Interpreting Bertolucci's Last Tango in Paris Through a Heideggerian Lens" ER-4 E-book, Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, ISBN 978-1-904710-85-1 (2009, Forthcoming).

Chelsea Harry. “Beyond Social Origins: Thinking Toward the Possibility of Departing from Society in Ibn Bajja and Heidegger,” Journal for Islamic Philosophy, volume 4 winter 2009.

Stan Marlan. “The Symbolic Alchemy of The Splendor Solis” by Joe Henderson and Dyane Sherwood, book review in Journal of Analytical Psychology. Routledge, London, 2009

Stan Marlan. “Facing The Shadow” in Jungian Psychoanalysis, by Murray Stein, Open Court Publishers, Chicago, 2009.

Christina Rawls. "My Experience as a Student of Western Philosophy"  Teaching Philosophy.  Practical Dialogues. Andrea Kenkmann, ed., Continuum Press, 2009.

Joy Simmons. "Killing Rage: Meditations of an Angry White Female," in APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience, volume 8, number 2, Spring 2009.

Clancy Smith. "A Critical Pragmatism: Marcuse, Adorno and Peirce on the Artificial Stagnation of Individual and Social Development in Advanced Industrial Societies," Kritike, volume 3, no. 2, December 2009.

2008

David Hoinski. "Context, Decision, and Autobiography in Plato's Phaedo," Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2008.

Stan Marlan. Archetypal Psychologies: Reflections in honor of James Hillman, Editor, published by Spring Journal Books, 2008.

Stan Marlan. “Transference Friendship and Other Mysteries: A Reverie” published in Archetypal Psychologies: Reflections in honor of James Hillman, Editor, published by Spring Journal Books, 2008

Stan Marlan. “Mystical Light: Dream Images and The Alchemy of Psychic Momentum” published in Archetypal Psychologies: Reflections in honor of James Hillman, Editor, published by Spring Journal Books, 2008.

Christina Rawls. "From Victim to Victimizer: Child Abuse and the Perpetuation of Evil" in Perspectives in Human Wickedness, 2008

Christina Rawls. Editor and "Preface" in Phenomenology and Critical Theory: Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, 25th Anniversary Symposium, Duquesne University Press, 2008.

Joy Simmons. "Simone de Beauvoir's Racial 'Others.' An Exploration of Whiteness in American Day by Day," Simone de Beauvoir Studies, vol. 24, 2007-2008.

Tom Sparrow. "Enabling/Disabling Sensation: Toward an Alimentary Imperative in Carnal Phenomenology," Philosophy Today 52, no. 2 (Summer 2008): 99-115.

Tom Sparrow. "On the Horrors of Realism: An Interview with Graham Harman," Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 19 (2008): 218-239.

2007

Stan Marlan. “Pre-texts of the Imaginal in the Hermetic Play of the Dream: The Ontotheology of Bean.”  Spring 77: Philosophy & Psychology. Spring Journal: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Spring 2007.

Stan Marlan. What is the Legacy of the Dead: Jung's Memories and the Case of Zola's Missing Book.”  With David Miller. Spring 77: Philosophy & Psychology. Spring Journal: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Spring 2007.

Joy Simmons. "My White Self," APA Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience, volume 6, number 2, Spring 2007.

Tom Sparrow. "Bodies in Transit: The Plastic Subject of Alphonso Lingis," Janus Head 10, no. 1 (2007): 99-122.

2006

David Hoinski. "Hegel's Critique of Kant in the Encyclopedia Logic," with Viktor Bachmetjevas, Dianoia, 2006.

Stan Marlan. “On the Etymology of 'Festschrift'and Other Imaginal Realities, with Jan Marlan, co-author.  In Disturbances in the Field: Essays in Honor of David Miller. Editor Christine Downing,  Spring Journal Books, New Orleans, 2006.

Stan Marlan. “From the Black Sun to the Philosophers' Stone,” Spring 74: Alchemy. Spring Journal: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Spring 2006.

Stan Marlan. “Alchemy,” Chapter 12 in The Handbook of Jungian Psychology: Theory, Practice and Applications. Ed. Renos K. Papadopoulos, Routledge, London and New York, 2006

Stan Marlan. Contributor to The Edinburgh International Encyclopedia of Psychoanalysis, ed., Ross Skelton, (entries: Edward Edinger, The Ego/Self Axis). Edinburgh University Press, 2006.

Mélanie Walton. “Collage Art: The Art of Construction or the Constructed Art.”  Prologue to the Annual Juried Exhibit of the National Collage Society Catalogue. Collegeville, PA: The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum, Ursinus College, September 2006.

2005

Stan Marlan. The Black Sun: The Alchemy and Art Of Darkness, Texas A&M Press, 2005. (Nominated for the Gradiva award for creative contributions that advance psychoanalysis 2006.)

Stan Marlan. “Hesitation and Slowness: Gateway to Psyche's Depth,” in The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, vol. 24, no. 1, February 2005.

2004-Previous (Selections)

Stan Marlan. “The Mixed Texture of Symbolic Thought: A Response to and Elaboration of Some Points in Alan Jones's Paper 'Teleology and the Hermeneutics of Hope: Jungian Interpretation in Light of the Work of Paul Ricoeur.'” Journal of Jungian Theory and Practice, vol. 4, no. 2, 2002.

Mike Kilivris. Review of “Nature's Edge: Boundary Explorations in Ecological Theory and Practice,” ed. by Charles S. Brown and Ted Toadvine, for the Journal Environmental Ethics.

Graduate Student Presentations

(Contact Jeff at lambert2@duq.edu for updates)

SPRING 2014

March 29th, Stephen Hallenbeck, "The Façade and Faciality: A Meeting of Architecture, Deleuze and Guattari" SBU Philosophy and the Arts Conference, New York City, New York.

March 21, Jessica Patella Konig. "A Call to Look: An Essay on the Sartrean Gaze," Society for Women's Advancement in Philosophy (S.W.A.P.), Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

March 21-23, Martin Krahn, "Habit, Death, and Repetition in Hegel's Philosophy of Nature," Ontario Hegel Organization (OHO) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

March 15th-16th, Thomas Ball, "Approaching Indifferents with Love: A Defense of Care in Stoic Philosophy," The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.

March 15th-16th, Joseph Bertino, Respondant to "Aristotle's Politics as Biopolitics," by Jeffery Gower, The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.

March 15th-16th, John Fritz and David Hoinski, "Plato's Tragic Vision: A Reading of the Theatetus 176a-177b," The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosphy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.

March 15th-16th, Evan Strevell, "Remembering as Assimilation in Aristotle's De Memoria," The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.

March 15th-16th, Kelsey Ward, "Hylomorphism and Phantasia in Aristotle's De Anima," The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosphy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA. 

March 11th, Nathan Eckstrand, "Towards a Phenomenology of Whiteness," Central American Philosophical Association Conference (APA), Chicago, IL.

February 21-22, Sean Skedzielewski, "The Principle of Reason and The Destiny of Being" Catholic University of America Graduate Conference, Washington D.C.

Feb 14-15, Jessica Konig, "Women and Philosophy: A look at the intersection of philosophical creativity and physical procreation," Philosophy on Trial: the Others of Philosophy, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

FALL 2013

December 27-30, 2013. Boram Jeong, "The notion of Minjung: Inventing ‘a people to come'" APA Committee Session: Philosophy and Social Movements, The American Philosophical Association Eastern Division 110th Annual meeting, Baltimore Marriott Waterfront, Baltimore, MD.

November 14-17, Clancy Smith, "Democratic Community Unlimited: Ruminations on a Possible Peircean Utopia," The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, SC.

November 7-9, Clancy Smith, "Negative Thinking in an Age of Authority: Reflections on Radical Pedagogy and Indoctrination in Marcuse and Peirce," 5th Biennial International Herbert Marcuse Society Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.

September 25, Clancy Smith, "Community Unlimited: Otherness, Inquiry, and a Challenge for 21st Century America in the Work of C.S. Peirce," Belmont Humanities Symposium, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.

September 21, Karim Barakat, "Foucault's Critical Subject," Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, Pittsburgh, PA.

September 19-22, Clancy Smith, "Surplus Scarcity: A Critique and Amendment of Marcuse's Freudian-Marxism," Rethinking Marxism: 8th International Conference (Surplus, Solidarity, Sufficiency), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

September 20-22, Patrick Craig, "Thomas Hobbes and the Democratic Nature of the Political," Politics at the Limit of Civil Society: A Political Philosophy Conference, University of Guelph, Ontario.

August 13-14, 2013. Boram Jeong, "The notion of Minjung - Inventing ‘a people to come,'" Korean Philosophy Workshop: Korean Responses to Modernity/Coloniality. University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Invited Speaker.

SPRING/SUMMER 2013

July 2013, James Bahoh, "The Great Disdainer of All that is True: On the Status of the Essence of Truth in Heidegger's Beiträge," Collegium Phaenomenologicum Participants' Conference, Città di Castello, Italy.

July 8-10, Boram Jeong, "The Temporality of Capitalism - A Deleuzian Analysis," The Sixth International Deleuze Studies Conference, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

June 27, "Rancière and Rawls: The Primacy of Dissensus," American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

May 2-5, James Bahoh, "Heidegger's Differential Concept of Truth in Beiträge," Heidegger Circle Conference, New Haven, CT.

April 26-27, Chris Mountenay, "The Painter of Light and the Philosopher of Pessimism: A Schopenhauerian Analysis of Thomas Kinkade." Emory University Graduate Conference, Atlanta, GA.

April 26-27, Matt Lovett, "Kant & Schiller on Aesthetic Education," Emory University Graduate Conference, Atlanta, GA.

April 19-20, Matt Lovett, "The Ethics of Schiller's Aesthetics," at the Eastern division of the American Society for Aesthetics in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

April 13, Paul di Georgio, "Foucault's Genealogical Ethics," to the West Virginia Philosophical Society, Spring Meeting, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV.

April 5-6, 2013. Clancy Smith, "A Way Forward: A Re-examination of the Work of C.S. Peirce in a Culture of Paralysis," University of Michigan's U.S. Literatures and Cultures Consortium, Michigan.

March 27-30, 2013. Clancy Smith, "Terrifying Vistas of Reality: Place, Space and the Limits of Reason in Deleuze and Lovecraft," American Cultural Association, Washington, D.C.

March 22-23, 2013. Martin Krahn, "Contingent Categories in Hegel's Logic" Categories Conference, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

March 15-16, Paul di Georgio, "Badiou and the Foundations of a Prohibitive Universalism," (anti)Foundations Interdisciplinary Conference, Duquesne University Department of English, Pittsburgh, PA.

March 15-16, Jessica Konig, "The Black Body: Sexuality as a Site of Oppression and Subversion," (anti)Foundations Conference: Duquesne University English Graduate Organization, Pittsburgh, PA.

March 15-16, Jeff Lambert, "Docile Bodies and Tacit Minds: The Panoptic Disciplining of Psychoanalysis," (anti)Foundations Conference: Duquesne University English Graduate Organization, Pittsburgh, PA.

March 8-9, Matt Lovett, "Between Barebackers: Psychoanalysis and Sexual Subculture," Cornell University Psychoanalysis Reading Group Conference, Ithaca, NY.

February 20-23, 2013. Clancy Smith, "The Force of Falsity: Peirce and Eco on Counter-Factual Narratives and Historical Revisionism," The Society for the Philosophy of History panel at the Central American Philosophical Association (APA) meeting, New Orleans.

February 16-17, 2013. Ryan Johnson, "The Dark Regions of a Textual Lacuna," The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy Inaugural Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

February 14-15, 2013. Clancy Smith, "American Critique: Reflections on a Possible Peircean Critical Theory," DePaul University's Graduate Conference, Chicago.

April 10-12, 2013. Jessica Konig, "Francis Bacon on Nature: The Secret, the Erotic, the Dominated," Early Modern Forum 1450-1850: Erotica, Pornography and the Obscene in Europe, University of Warwick, UK.

FALL 2012

December 27-39. Christina Rawls, "The Construction of Ideas in Spinoza's Korte Verhandeling," commentary on Colin Marshall's paper "The Mind as Idea in Spinoza," American Philosophical Association (Eastern), Atlanta, Georgia.

December 5, 2012. Ryan Johnson, "Atomic Deleuze," Duquesne Graduate Students in Philosophy Colloquium Series, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

November 17, 2012. Ryan Johnson, "The Shaping of Subjectivity in Cartesian Optics," The Second Annual Pittsburgh Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

November 9-11. Jessica Konig, "Creativity, Procreation and Power: Childbirth as Metaphor," Midwest SWIP (Society for Women in Philosophy) Annual Conference, Miami University, Oxford, OH.

November 1-3, 2012. Jessica Konig, "Objectification and Desire: Submission as a Form of Power," Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference, Sex and Erotica, Pittsburgh, PA.

November 1-3, 2012. Jacob Greenstine. "Hegel's Generative Logic of the One and Many," Society of Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY.

November 1-3, 2012. Matt Lovett. "Existence and the Thing-in-Itself," Society of Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY.

November 1-3, 2012. Martin Krahn. "Thinking Material Substance in Hegel's Logic," Society of Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual Meeting, Rochester, NY.

November 1-3, 2012: James Bahoh, "Truth and the Rupture of Meaning: An Argument that Sein Cannot be Identified with Sinn for Heidegger," Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Rochester, NY.

November 1-3, 2012. Ryan Johnson, "The Cartesian Eye-without-Organs," SPEP 51st Annual Conference, Rochester, NY.

Nov. 1-3, 2012. Brock Bahler. "Levinas and Merleau-Ponty's Claims to an Originary Peace in an Age of Terrorism, Violence, and War," The Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences Annual Conference (SPHS), Rochester, NY.

October 12, 2012, William Davenport, "Free Play: An Approach to Grab the Student's Attention in a Technological Age," The Ohio Association of Two Year Colleges, fall meeting at Lorain County Community College, Lorain, Ohio

October 12, 2012: Jeff Lambert, "Death, Heard Through the Wall," West Virginia Philosophical Society Open Topic Conference, Westminster University, New Wilmington, PA.

October 3, Chris Mountenay, "Apeiron and Noumena: Nietzsche on Anaximander and German Idealism," First International Conference on Nietzsche and the Philosophical Tradition, "Nietzsche and the Kantian Tradition", Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

September 28 - 30, 2012. Clancy Smith, "A More Critical Pragmatism: A Reexamination of C.S. Peirce Through the Eyes of Herbert Marcuse," 20th Annual Critical Theory Roundtable, University of Toronto, Canada.

September 24 - October 1, 2012. Clancy Smith, "American Gadflies: The Shadow of Socrates in the Philosophies of King and Peirce," Belmont Humanities Symposium, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.

Sept. 8, 2012. Brock Bahler. "Welcome to the World: Merleau-Ponty and Levinas on the Child's Development of Intersubjectivity," Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, Washington, PA.

SUMMER 2012

June 28-July 1, 2012. Martin Krahn, "Nature's Reflexivity: Hegel, Brains, and Thinking the Absolute," Thinking the Absolute, University of Liverpool, Association for the Continental Philosophy of Religion. Liverpool, United Kingdom

June 29-July 1, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Consummated Religion, Annulled Time, and Sacrificed Science," Thinking the Absolute, University of Liverpool, Association for the Continental Philosophy of Religion. Liverpool, United Kingdom.

June 25-27, 2012. Boram Jeong, "Repetition and Revolution," Deterritorializing Deleuze: The Fifth Annual International Deleuze Studies Conference, Tulane University, New Orleans. LA.

June 1, 2012. Jessica Konig, "The Dancing Philosopher: Nietzsche and the Art of Aphorism," Dance through the Looking Glass: an International Conference on the Philosophy of Dance and Moving Bodies, University of Ghent, Belgium.

SPRING 2012

May 31-June 2. Dave Mesing. "Complicating Utopia: Materialism, Death, and Hope between Adorno, Bloch, and Spinoza", Critical Matter: Third International Graduate Conference. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Universität. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

May 29-31, 2012. Brock Bahler. "Emmanuel Levinas, Radical Orthodoxy, and an Ontology of Originary Peace," The Society for Existential Phenomenology Theory & Culture (EPTC), Waterloo, ON.

May 18-20, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Perception, or Dialectic and OOPs," Philosophy in the 21st Century Conference, University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA.

May 13-15, 2012. Brock Bahler. "Giving Birth to the Earth: Levinasian Fecundity and Environmentalism," North American Levinas Society (NALS) Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK.

May 11, 2012. H.A. Nethery. "The Phenomenological Contribution to the Social Sciences." Hradec Kralove International Philosophy Conference, University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.

May 4 - 6, 2012. Clancy Smith, "A Nameless Horror: Deleuze's Fascination with the Imagery of Madness and Metamorphosis in the Works of H.P. Lovecraft," Deleuze, Guattari and the Arts Conference, King's College and the University of Western Ontario, Canada

April 31, 2012. Paul Di Georgio, "Derrida's Inconsistent Defense of Heidegger's View of Art" Spring Meeting of the West Virginia Philosophical Society at PSU-Altoona.

April 28, 2012. Jessica Konig, "The Matrilineal Servitude Statute and Miscegenation Laws: An Essay on their Impact on Notions of Motherhood and Female Sexuality," Eastern Society for Women in Philosophy (EWSIP) Spring Conference, Women in Philosophy: Why Race and Gender Still Matter, Notre Dame of Maryland University. Baltimore, MD.

April 20-21, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Aristotle's Psychology of Error and Falsehood," Truth, Falsehood and Deception in Ancient Philosophy, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics. Cambridge, United Kingdom.

April 20-21, 2012. Ryan Johnson, "Sailing and Mailing: Indirect Communication in Hamlet and Kierkegaard," American Society for Aesthetics: Eastern Division, Philadelphia, PA.

April 12-14. Sila Ozkara. "Kant's Sublime as a Problem of Translation and Representation," philoSOPHIA: A Feminist Society - Translating the Cannon (On Translation), 6th Annual Meeting, Miami University, Oxford, OH.

April 6, 2012. Christina Rawls. "Presupposing/Positing Notions of Reverse Causation as Implicit Method in Hegel's Science of Logic," Society for German Idealism, 200 year anniversary celebration of the publication of the Science of Logic, American Philosophical Association (Pacific), Seattle, Washington.

March 31, 2012. Brock Bahler. "Kierkegaard's Allusions to Abraham and Socrates in Practice in Christianity," Ohio Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH.

March 23-25. Dave Mesing. "Toppling Progress: Hegel's Logic of Form and History," New Mexico West Texas Philosophical Society: 63rd Annual Conference. Las Cruces, NM.

March 10, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Answering the Sphinx: the Phenomenological Birth of Art," 2012 Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Kent State University. Kent, OH.

February 24 - 25, 2012. Clancy Smith, "The Positive Violence of Negative Thinking: Socrates, King and Marcuse on 'Gadflies' and the Fight Against Oppression," 2012 Midsouth Philosophy Conference, Rhode's College, Memphis, TN.

February 10-11. Dave Mesing. "Affective Reason and Politics: Spinoza and Occupy Wall St.", Occupy Philosophy: Dialogue and Reflection on Economic Inequality, Capitalism, and Democracy in America. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI

February 12, 2012. Boram Jeong, "A Processual Understanding of "Centrality (中)" in the Book of Changes" Center for Process Studies Winter 2012 Seminar: North-East Asian Views on Process and Feminism, Claremont Lincoln University, Claremont, CA.

January 27, 2012. Ryan Johnson, "Story of the Eye According to Descartes," Duquesne Graduate Students in Philosophy Colloquium Series, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

FALL 2011

December 27-30, 2011. Clancy Smith, "Sliding Doors: A Phenomenology of Deleuzian Vice-diction in Inner Time Consciousness," The Philosophy of Time Society panel at the Eastern American Philosophical Association (APA), Washington, DC.

November 12, 2011. Brock Bahler, "The Relationship of Philosophy and Theology in Aquinas's Thought," The Pittsburgh Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Graduate Student Colloquium.

November 10-11, 2011. Ryan Johnson, "Demons, Dialectic, and Despair in Dante and Kierkegaard," The First Annual Pittsburgh Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

November 8-11, 2011. David Hoinski, "Aristotle & the Question of a Science of Sciences: On the Intellectual Virtues in Book 6 of the Nicomachean Ethics," Moral Reasoning: Reading Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania.

October 24, 2011. Brock Bahler, "The Psychology of Merleau-Ponty's Embodied Other: An Alternative to Levinasian Alterity," The Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences Annual Conference (SPHS), Philadelphia, PA.

October 21-23, 2011. Chelsea Harry, "Kinesis, Chronos, Energeia and The Possibility for Non-linear Time in Aristotle," 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP), Fordham University.

October 13-15, 2011. Clancy Smith, "Becoming Human: How a Marcusean View of Technology Impacts Pragmatic Theories of Habit Formation," 33rd Annual Humanities and Technology Association Conference. Bowie State University, MD.

October 1, 2011. Brock Bahler, "The Psychology of Merleau-Ponty's Embodied Other: An Alternative to Levinasian Alterity," Psychology and the Other Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

September 10, 2011. Ryan Johnson, "Kantian Excentricities (Ausmitte)," Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA.

September 2-5, 2011. Clancy Smith, "Can't Stop the Signal: Firefly and Critical Theory on the Raggedy Edge," 2011 Dragon*Con: Comics and Popular Arts Academic Conference. Atlanta, GA.

SUMMER 2011

July 2011. Christina Rawls, Chairperson/Commentator: "Global Justice, Human Rights and Radical Inequality," Vittorio Bufacchi, and "Establishing a Philosophy of Disability: A New Understanding of Ability Through Agency," Alanna Valdez, Society for Applied Philosophy, annual conference, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.

July 2011. Christina Rawls, "Intimate Materiality & Transgressing Gender Politics: Spinoza as Anonymous Translator for Margaret Askew Fell Fox," 85th Joint Session, Aristotelian Society and Mind Association, annual conference, S.W.I.P. Panel, University of Sussex, United Kingdom.

July 28-31, 2011. Clancy Smith, "The Good Life: Dialectics, Discourse and Debate in a Pragmatic Reading of MacIntyre's Ethics, "International Society for MacIntyrean Philosophy, 5th Annual Conference "MacIntyre as Critic and Educator." Providence College, RI.

May 30-June 2, 2011. Chelsea Harry, "Time and Contradiction: Looking for Continuity in Aristotle's Physics IV. 10-14," Athens Institute for Education and Research, 6th Annual International Conference on Philosophy. Athens, Greece

May 28, 2011. Benjamin Hampshire, "Productivity and Professionalization in Philosophy," The 14th International Graduate Conference in Philosophy, University of Essex, United Kingdom.

May 27-29, 2011. Chelsea Harry, "'Unhappy Man vs. Happy Beast': A Platonic Response to J.S. Mill," The Parmenideum Conference on Ethics," Elea, Italy.

May 18-19, 2011. Jacob Greenstine, "Aristotle's Metaphysical Alternative to Heidegger's Fundamental Ontology," The Ends of Phenomenology, University of Sussex. Brighton, England.

May 16-24, 2011. Boram Jeong, "Living the Changes: Study on the Temporal Implication of 'Centrality' in the Book of Changes," The Tenth East-West Philosophers' Conference-Value and Values: Economics and Justice in an Age of Global Interdependence, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai'i.

May 5-8, 2011. Matt Lovett, "Flesh of the Feminine? Merleau-Ponty and Irigaray," PhiloSOPHIA: A Feminist Society, 5th Annual Meeting. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

SPRING 2011

April 27-29, 2011. Stephanie Adair, "How Sartre Explains Psychological Symptoms Without Splitting Consciousness". TÉLUQ Montréal. 18th Biennial Conference of the North American Sartre Society.

April 20-23, 2011 Brock Bahler, "Kierkegaard's ‘Greatness': Human Subjectivity as an Ordinary Impossibility," Kierkegaard Society, 85th Annual APA Meeting Pacific Division, San Diego, CA.

April 20-23, 2011. Clancy Smith, "The Fusion of Mind and Matter: Pragmatic Adaptation and the Martial Arts," The Society for the Philosophy of the Martial Arts at the Pacific American Philosophical Association (APA) Conference. San Diego, CA.

April 15, 2011. Ryan Johnson, "The Question and the Quest: Kierkegaardian Indirect Discourse and Hamlet's Errant Ship," College English Association of Ohio, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

April 8, 2011. Zachary Hamm, "Deleuze's Synthesis of the Present: Critique of Phenomenology and Metaphysical Opening," The 16th Annual Villanova Graduate Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

April 7-9, 2011. Dave Mesing, "Speculating About Kierkegaard's God: (Pseudonymous) Authorship and Authority", The Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion: Postmodernism, Culture, and Religion 4, Syracuse University. Syracuse, NY.

April 2, 2011. Richard Rojcewicz, "Who is the Philosopher?" Keynote address to the Seventh Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference at Providence College.

April 1-2, 2011, Dave Mesing, "Political Prefaces: Kierkegaard's Politics of the Beginning", 21st Century Idealism, University of Dundee. Dundee, Scotland.

March 25-26, 2011. Chelsea Harry, "Democracy and Kairos: Thinking about Political Participation and Temporality in Derrida's Rogues," PIC 2011 Conference on Time and Revolution. Binghamton University, Vestal NY.

March 25, 2011. Becky Vartabedian, "Fugitive Ontology: Alain Badiou's Excrescent Set." Fugitive Geographies Symposium, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

March 18, 2011. Chris Rawls, "Extending Triptychs: Four or Five Philosophical Poems." Echoes: Across Disciplines, Texts, and Times; Interdisciplinary Graduate English Conference. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

March 17-18, 2011. Jacob Graham, "A New Look at Aristotle's Argument for a Human Function." 4th Annual Appalachian Student Philosophy Colloquium", East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.

March 16-18, 2011. Stephanie Adair, "Reconciling Onself to the Limits: Daoism, Feminism and Necessary Boundaries". Univeresity of Hawai'i Mãnoa. Uehiro Philosophy Conference: Cross Currents. Honolulu, Hawai'i.

February 18 - 19, 2011. Milos Rastovic, "The cosmological aspect of Nietzsche's Idea of the Eternal Recurrence of the Same in Thus Spoke Zarathustra," The Fourth Annual Southeast Philosophy Congress, Clayton State University, Department of Philosophy, Morrow, Georgia.

February 25-27, 2011. Jacob Graham, "Appropriateness and Approximation in Aristotle's Concept of Virtue." Eudaimonia and Virtue: Rethinking the Good Life. Miami. FL.

FALL 2010

December 27-31, 2010. Clancy Smith, "Brothers in Belief: C.S. Peirce and Jean-Paul Sartre on Dialectical Preservation and Radical Social Change," The Graduate Student Panel of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP) at the Eastern American Philosophical Association (APA). Boston, MA.

December 27-31, 2010. Clancy Smith, "Seriality in the Age of Hyper-egotism: Applying Sartre's Critical of Dialectical Reason to Modern Sports Consciousness," The International Association for the Philosophy of Sport (IAPS) at the Eastern American Philosophical Association (APA). Boston, MA.

October 8-9, 2010. Stephanie Adair, "A Secular Thought-Project: Revisiting Kierkegaard's Religious Solution to Paradoxical Learning," West Virginia Philosophical Society, Annual Conference. University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown Campus.

October 8-9, 2010. Chris Rawls, "Spinoza's Earliest Publication? A Hebrew Translation of a Quaker Pamphlet by Margaret Askew Fell Fox," West Virginia Philosophical Society, Annual Conference. University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown Campus.

September 11, 2010. Brock Bahler, "Hegel on Incarnation, Myth, and the History of Religion: a Critique." Working Group, Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium.

SUMMER 2010

August 22-27, 2010. Stanton Marlan, "The Philosopher's Stone as Chaosmos: The Self and the Problem of Diversity," 18th IAAP Conference, Montreal, Canada.

August 19, 2010. Becky Vartabedian, "Truth and Identity: Allowance and Collaboration," Truth Matters Conference, Victoria University in the University of Toronto, Canada.

August 18, 2010. Clancy Smith, "Reality between Truth and Fiction: Deception's Role in Social Manipulation and Racial Oppression," Truth Matters Conference, Victoria University in the University of Toronto, Canada.

July 19-21, 2010. Chelsea Harry, "Democracy and Kairos: Thinking about Political Participation and Temporality in Derrida's Rogues," Derrida Today Conference, British Academy London.

July 15-22, 2010. Clancy Smith, "Whittled Down to the Bone: Marcuse, Adorno and Freud on the Atrophy of Autonomous Development," The Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World, Corvallis, Oregon.

July 12-14, 2010. Boram Jeong, "The Power of the False: Deleuzian Politico-Aesthetics," Connect, Continue, Create: The Third Annual International Deleuze Studies Conference, Amsterdam.

July 7, 2010. Christina Rawls, "Reasoning Abilities, Prefrontal Cortex Development, Learning, and Child Abuse" Learning Conference, Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Faculty/Support Staff Training, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

July 5-9, 2010. Brock Bahler, "Mythic Violence and Adult Religion: Levinas's Response to Adorno," Societe internationale de recherches Emmanuel Levinas / North American Levinas Society International Conference: "Readings of Difficult Freedom," Toulouse, France.

June 25-28, 2010. Stephanie Adair, "Unity and Difference: A Critical Appraisal of Polarizing Gender Identities" Feminism, Science and Values, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

June 3-6, 2010. Tom Sparrow, "Carnal Integrity: Plastic Identities in Built Spaces" Annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Aesthetics, Lahti, Finland.

May 24-30, 2010. Clancy Smith, "Multidimensionality and the Multivoiced Body: Marcuse, Evans and Merleau-Ponty on Communication in the Age of Diversity" International Association of Philosophy and Literature (IAPL), Saskatchewan, Canada.

May 22-23, 2010. David Hoinski and Ronald Polansky, "Why Do the Gods Have Horses in Plato's Phaedrus?" the Third Annual Meeting of the West Coast Plato Workshop.

SPRING 2010

April 29-30. 2010. Matthew Lovett, "Fashioning Women's Bodies: Merleau-Ponty, Bodily Spatiality, and Hijab," York University Graduate Conference, Toronto ON.

April 26, 2010. Hamad Al-Rayes, "Islamism and the Civilizational Paradigm" John Stuart Mill Memorial Philosophy Conference, Eastern Illinois University.

March 26-28, 2010. Matthew Lovett, "Capitalizing on Women: Globalization and the International Sex Trade," at Justice: Origins and Crisis, Loyola University Chicago (IL).

March 26-28, 2010. Hamad Al-Rayes, "Islamism as a Bourgeois Ideological Problematic," at Justice: Origins and Crisis, Loyola University Chicago (IL).

March 24-April 1, 2010. Clancy Smith, "Critical Pragmatism: Peirce and Marcuse on the Artificial Stagnation of Human Development in Advanced Industrial Societies" American Philosophical Association (APA) Pacific Division, Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Panel, San Francisco, California.

March 19-21, 2010. Becky Vartabedian, commentary on Jennifer Bates's "Kierkegaard and Hegel on the Movement of the Moment." At Hegel's Absolute Spirit: an Annual Meeting of Canadian and American Hegelians, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (PA).

March 19-21, 2010. Natalia Rudychev, commentary on Donald Burke's "The Sensuous Limitation of Art and the Infinity of Absolute Spirit." At Hegel's Absolute Spirit: an Annual Meeting of Canadian and American Hegelians, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (PA).

March 19-21, 2010. Kamal Shlbei, commentary on Brady Bowman's "'The Most Elementary School of Wisdom' - Greek Religion, Oriental Pantheism and the Emergence of the Hegelian Conception of the Absolute as Spirit." At Hegel's Absolute Spirit: an Annual Meeting of Canadian and American Hegelians, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (PA).

March 19-21, 2010. Adam Hutchinson, commentary on Chris Lauer's "Sovereign Gratitude: Hegel on Religion and the Gift." At Hegel's Absolute Spirit: an Annual Meeting of Canadian and American Hegelians, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (PA).

March 19-21, 2010. Fred Erdman, commentary on Victoria I. Burke's "Antigone: the Supreme Uncanny." At Hegel's Absolute Spirit: an Annual Meeting of Canadian and American Hegelians, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (PA).

March 19-21, 2010. Nathan Eckstrand, commentary on Jim Vernon's "Liberation Theology: Why Philosophy Takes Sides in Religious Conflicts." At Hegel's Absolute Spirit: an Annual Meeting of Canadian and American Hegelians, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh (PA).

March 11-13, 2010. Clancy Smith, "Critical Pragmatism: Peirce and Marcuse on the Artificial Stagnation of Human Development in Advanced Industrial Societies" Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP), University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

February 17-20, 2010. Eric Mohr, "Contributions to a Phenomenological Sociology of Knowledge," American Philosophical Association (APA) Central Division Meeting, Chicaco, IL.

January, 2010. Nathan Eckstrand, "Foucault and Heidegger on the Nature of Thinking" Arts and Humanities Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

FALL 2009

November 19-21, 2009. Clancy Smith, "Dialectical Reason and Multi-Dimensionality: A Marcusean Reading of Sartre's Critique of Dialectical Reason" North American Sartre Society, University of Memphis.

November 14, 2009. Brock Bahler, "Al-Farabi's Religious Pluralism: Prolegomena for Dialogue between Islam and the West," Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 12th Annual Building Bridges: America, Islam, Violence and Dogma Graduate Conference.

November 13, 2009. Hamad Al-Rayes, "On the Form of the Relation: America and Islam - By Way of an Introduction to the Thought of Madhi Amel" Building Bridges: America, Islam, Violence and Dogma Conference, Southern Illinois University.

November 7, 2009. Hamad Al-Rayes, "Devious Emancipations: A Marxian Reexamination of Rawls's Political Conception of Justice," Concerned Philosophers for Peace Conference, University of Dayton.

November 6-8, 2009. Stephanie Adair, "Unity and Difference: A Critical Appraisal of Polarizing Gender Identities" Midwest Society for Women in Philosophy Conference.

November, 2009. Nathan Eckstrand, "Orientalism in the War on Terror" Philosophers for Peace Conference, Dayton, OH.

October 29-31, 2009. Eric Mohr, "Scheler's More Fundamental Ontology: His Critique of Being and Time," Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA.

October 23-24, 2009. Stephanie Adair, "Unity and Difference: A Critical Appraisal of Polarizing Gender Identities" 61st Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference.

October 16-18, 2009. Holly Mohr, "Augustine's Ambivalent Pantheism (Or, the Extent to Which Bonaventure Can Be Called an 'Augustinian' Concerning His Views on Creation)" The Patristics, Medieval and Renaissance Conference, Villanova University

October 15-17, 2009. Clancy Smith, "The Present Time of Things Past: A Proustian Reading of Augustine's Conception of Memory" The Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy, King's College at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

October 1-3, 2009. Mélanie Walton, "Mapping the Myths of Babylon" Fields of Dreams: Landscapes of Myth and Imagination, Annual Conference for Greenscapes - Sense and Meaning, Brock University, Saint Catherines, Ontario, Canada.

October, 2009. James Bahoh, "Lucretius: Thinking Aleatory Materialism" New Jersey University.

September 12, 2009. Hamad Al-Rayes, "The Universal and the Islamic: The Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam and the Universality of Human Rights," Critical Legal Conference 2009, University of Leicester, UK.

September 4, 2009. Hamad Al-Rayes, "Devious Emancipations: Political Liberalism and Marx's Critique of Classical Liberalism," presented in the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Duquesne University.

September 3-6, 2009. Clancy Smith, "The American Open Self: Exploring Voegelin's Experience with Peircian Philosophy" The American Political Science Association, Toronto, Canada.

SPRING/SUMMER 2009

August, 2009. James Bahoh, "Affect and Involution: Mapping a Deleuzian Ontology for Transdisciplinarity" Second International Deleuze Studies Conference, Universitat zu Koln, Koln, Germany.

July, 2009. James Bahoh, "Involution. Revolution. - Deleuze and Spinoza" Collegium Phaenomenologicum Participants' Conference, Citta di Castello, Italy.

June 28-30, 2009. Tom Sparrow, "Lights Out: Night as a Counter-philosophical Concept in Levinas" Fourth Annual North American Levinas Society Conference, University of Toronto, Canada.

June 1-7, 2009. Mélanie Walton, "The Daydream and its Failure in the Cartography of the Sexes: Lyotard, Deleuze, and Guattari" Double Edges: Rhetoric, Rhizomes, Regions, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Association of Philosophy and Literature, Brunel University, London, England.

June 1-7, 2009. Clancy Smith, "Stratification and Social Psychology: A Deleuzian Reading of Pragmatic Habit Formation," Double Edges: Rhetoric, Rhizomes, Regions, 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Association of Philosophy and Literature, Brunel University, London, England.

May 8-10, 2009. Eric Mohr, "Scheler's More Fundamental Ontology: His Critique of Being and Time" Annual Meeting of the Heidegger Circle, Cincinnati, OH.

April 24, 2009. Brock Bahler, "Deconstruction and De Magistro: A Derridean Reading of Augustine's Dialogue on Language," Franciscan University Neo-Platonic Philosophy Conference.

April 24-25, 2009. Eric Mohr, "Platonism and Scheler's Epistemological Critique of Kant" The Annual Conference on Christian Philosophy, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 'The Legacy of Neo-Platonism'

April 19, 2009. Chelsea Harry, "A Theoretical Approach to Managing Introduced Species: Thinking About Re-Placement" Workgroup on Religion, Ethics and Nature 2009 Conference, Ohio Northern University, Tiffin, Ohio.

April 17-19, 2009. Mélanie Walton, "Elaborating the World with the World: A Phenomenology of Guerilla Gardening" Recreate, Replace, Restore: Exploring the Intersections Between Meanings and Environments, Ohio Northern University Working Group on Religion, Ethics and Nature, Ada, Ohio.

April, 2009. James Bahoh, "...Tracking the An-Omalie in Deleuze's Ontology" New Jersey City University: Conference on the Philosophy of Animal Life.

March 27-28, 2009. Clancy Smith, "Stratification and Social Psychology: A Deleuzian Reading of Pragmatic Habit Formation" The Society for Student Philosophers, Edinburg, Texas.

March 27, 2009. Holly Mohr, "Seeking a 'Thick' Place for the Church" The Centre for the Study of Religion's Annual Graduate Student Conference, University of Toronto

March 12-14, 2009. Clancy Smith, "War and Human Nature: Applying John Dewey's Pragmatic Humanism to Issues of War and Peace" The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, College Station, Texas.

March 6-8, 2009. David Hoinski, "Speculative Conception and Dialectic in Hegel's Philosophy: Toward a Twofold Conception of the True as Simple Repose and Dionysian Frenzy," Hegel and German Idealism, University of Notre Dame.

February 13, 2009. Holly Mohr, "Physical Virginity: Necessary, Sufficient or Nonexistent Condition of 'True' Virginity?" The Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, hosted by the Duquesne Women in Philosophy, Duquesne University

January 30-31, 2009. Mélanie Walton, "The Mystic versus the Ascetic: Erotic Consummation or Postponement?" Sexuality, Eroticism, and Gender, Louisiana State University Department of French Studies Third Annual Graduate Student Conference.

January 24, 2009. Brock Bahler, "Jacques and Jesus: Derridean Hospitality in an Age of Political Xenophobia," West Chester Graduate Conference.

January 9-12, 2009. Mélanie Walton, "The Challenges for its Future: Jean-Francois Lyotard's Postmodernism" Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii.

FALL 2008

November 8, 2008. Clancy Smith, "War and Human Nature: Applying John Dewey's Pragmatic Humanism to Habit Formation." New Jersey Regional Philosophical Association Annual Conference; Paramus, NJ

November 5, 2008. Jacob Graham, "The Confrontation of Death From Rilke to Heidegger." Interdisciplinary.net's Making Sense of Death and Dying Conference; Salzburg, Austria.

November 1, 2008. Chelsea Harry, "Encountering Nothingness: Interpreting Bertolucci's Last Tango in Paris Through a Heidegerrian Lens." Interdisciplinary.net's Fourth Annual Conference on the Erotic; Salzburg, Austria.

September 26-27, 2008. Clancy Smith, "The Evolution of Things Past: Memories and the Myth of Retroactive Instrumentalism." Central States Philosophical Association Annual Conference; St. Paul, MN

September 1, 2008. Brock Bahler, "The Immanuel in Levinas: In Search of a ‘God With Us,'" North American Levinas Society (NALS) Annual Conference.

SPRING/SUMMER 2008

June 11-12, 2008. Clancy Smith, "The Evolution of Things Past: Memories and the Myth of Retroactive Instrumentalism." The University of Aberdeen's College of Arts and Social Sciences Moving Forward 2008 International Postgraduate Conference; Aberdeen, Scotland

April 16-19, 2008. Eric Mohr, "Is the 'Body-Subject' a Person?: A Schelerian Critique of Phenomenology of Perception ." APA Central Division Meeting; Chicago, IL

April 12, 2008. Clancy Smith, "The Skeptical Merry-Go-Round: An Analysis of Montague's Cycles of Realism and the Notion of Epistemological Paradigms." SUNY Albany Epistemology Conference; Albany, NY

March 29, 2008. Eric Mohr, "Scheler's 'Phenomenological Attitude' and the Problem of Philosophy as Method and Science." Philosophy of Love and Affectivity, Marquette University.

March 29, 2008. Brock Bahler, "A Catholic Bishop and Two Atheists Bringing Justice to the World: Augustine, Singer, & Nagel on Equality and Partiality," University of Kentucky Graduate Conference.

March 20-22. Geoffrey Bagwell, "Recollection in Philebus." Plato and Platonism: The Constitution of a Tradition. University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

March 7-8, 2008. Patrick Craig, "Differance and Repetition: Deleuze's Democracy-To-Come." Poetics and Politics of Memory. Purdue University.

March 7, 2008. Brock Bahler, "A Catholic Bishop and Two Atheists Bringing Justice to the World: Augustine, Singer, & Nagel on Equality and Partiality," McGill University Graduate Conference.

February 22, 2008. Mélanie Walton, "Expressing the Inexpressible." Invited Guest Speaker, Kent State University's Philosophy Club.

February 23, 2008. Geoffrey Bagwell, "Riposte to Marco Altmirano." Ancient Friends in Contemporary Thinking. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

February 29 - March 1, 2008. Mélanie Walton, "Heeding Postmodernism: A Philosophy of the Event." Emory University's Philosophy and the Event Conference.

FALL 2007

December 7, 2007. Tom Sparrow, "Deformations of Light in Poe and Benjamin." ManuScript "Senses" Conference, University of Manchester, UK.

October 5-6, 2007. David Hoinski, "On the First Cause of Thinking: An Essay on Speech and Thought" at the Northwest Philosophy Conference, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.

October 5-6, 2007. Geoffrey Bagwell, "Aristotle's Stained Mirror in On Dreams." Northwest Philosophy Conference. Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon

September 8-10 2007. Ryan Pfahl, "The Event of Proliferation: Malfunction and Auto-Cancellation in Deleuze's Differential Ontology." The Deleuzian Event. Manchester Metropolitan University.

SPRING/SUMMER 2007

July 8 2007. Michael Rudar, "Martin Heidegger's Being-Historical Thinking: A Fugal Hermeneutics." Collegium Phaenomologicum. Citta di Castello, Umbria Italy.

May 25-27, 2007. Christina Rawls, "The Metaphysics of Writing - Subjectivity - into Simone de Beauvoir's L'Invitee" 15th Annual Conference of the Simone de Beauvoir Society, Montreal, Canada.

May 25-27, 2007. Joy Simmons, "Simone de Beauvoir's Racial 'Other's': An Exploration of Whiteness in 'America Day by Day.'" 15th Annual Conference of the Simone de Beauvoir Society. Montreal, Canada.

April 27-29, 2007. Dana Johnson, "Walter Benjamin's Theology of the Corpse: Allegory in Lohenstein's Sophonisba." John Cabot University. Rome, Italy.

April 28, 2007. Eric Mohr, "Criticizing Consciousness: The Question of the Finite Subject in Hegel and Ricoeur." Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, After 200 years; 10th International Graduate Conference in Philosophy. University of Essex, UK.

April 28, 2007. James Bahoh, "What Difference Does Hegel Make?: An Examination of the Status of Difference in Hegel's System of Philosophy." Two Hundred Years of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. University of Essex, UK.

April 27-28, 2007. James Bahoh, "Heidegger and Benjamin: Through the Flaneur to Thought in the Streets." Revolution, Resistance, and Methodologies of Transgression. Binghamton University, NY.

April 27-28 2007. Tom Sparrow, "Lazy Labor: Benjamin and de Certeau on Two Tactics of Soft Resistance." Revolution, Resistance, and Methodologies of Transgression. Binghamton University, NY.

Spring 2007. Michael Rudar, "War and the Destruction of Human Form." Invited speaker. Slippery Rock University.

March 31 2007. Taine Duncan, "Testimony to the Inadequacy of Discursive Regimes: The Hysteric as Creative Rupture in Foucauldian History." Philosophy and Sexuality: Villanova Graduate Student Conference. Villanova University.

March 24, 2007. Clayton Bohnet, "Dangerous Furnishings: An Essay on Art, Action, and the Political in Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus." Symbioses: Political Ontology and a New Metaphysics. Duquesne University.

March 24, 2007. PJ Rey, "The Minoritarian Mass: A Deleuzian Perspective on Immigration." Symbioses: Political Ontology and a New Metaphysics. Duquesne University.

March 23-25 2007. Tom Sparrow, "A Deleuzian Ethology: Spinoza, Nietzsche, and the Power of Friendship." Nietzsche, Power, and Politics Conference; Friedrich Nietzsche Society. University of Leiden, Netherlands.

March 15-18, 2007. Tiah Balcer, "Phrenology in the Academy: The Manifestation of Objectification." Loyola University Brennan Conference. Loyola University.

March 17, 2007. Joe Tighe, "1677: The Spinoza Machine: The Prophetic Assemblage." 14th Annual May 4th Kent State University Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. Kent, OH.

March 2-3, 2007. Patrick Macfarlane, "Pneuma and Disease in Ancient Greek Medical and Philosophical Texts." Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS), Ninth Annual Meeting. Charlottesville, VA.

February 14-17 2007. Patrick Macfarlane, "God, The Divine, and Nous in Relation to the De anima", invited co-presentation with Ronald Polansky. Soul and Mind: Ancient and Medieval Perspectives on Aristotle's De anima. De Wulf-Mansioncentrum and Centre De Wulf-Mansion, Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

January 26-27, 2007. Joe Tighe, "The God Concept: Aristotle and the Philosophical Tradition." Aristotelian Encounters. Roosevelt Academy, Middelburg, Netherlands.

January 17-19, 2007. Tom Sparrow, "Alimentary Sensations: Levinas, Lingis, and the Elements of Travel." Philosophical Society of Southern Africa. University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

FALL 2006

November 28-30, 2006. Joe Tighe, "Discipline Cellularity and Telephony: The Cellular Telephone and Power." 4th International Language Communication Culture Conference. Universidade Lusofona, Lisbon, Portugal.

November 20-22, 2006. Patrick Macfarlane, "Aristotle on the Vessels of the Body." International Conference on Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. New York, NY.

November 18-21, 2006. Christina Rawls, "The Chronophobia of Understanding Race and Racism as Phenomenological Embodiment." West Chester University Graduate Philosophy Conference. West Chester, PA.

November 4, 2006. Tom Sparrow, "Cartesian Meditation: Displacing the Spiritual Exercise." Keynote Presentation. West Chester University Student Philosophy Conference. West Chester, PA.

October 27-29, 2006. Joe Tighe, "Metaphysical Uniderpinnings of the For-Itself in Being and Nothingness." 15th Biennial Conference of the North American Sartre Society. Fordham University, NY

October 26-29, 2006. Joe Tighe, "It's For You: The Cellular Phone as Disciplinary Technology." Mid-Atlantic Popular. American Culture Association 17th Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.

September 18-21, 2006. Christina Rawls, "From Victim to Victimizer: Child Abuse and the Perpetuation of Evil." 4th Global Interdisciplinary Conference: Monster and the Monstrous - Myth and Metaphor of Enduring Evil. Mansfield College, Oxford, UK.

September 15-17 2006. Joe Tighe, "It's For You: The Cellular Phone as Disciplinary Technology." BIOS: The Poetics of Life in Digital Media. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

SPRING/SUMMER 2006

August 18-22, 2006. Ashley Cake, "Johannes Climacus, Understanding and the Unknown God." The International Interdisciplinary Workshop in the Hermeneutics of Religion. Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick.

July 6-15 2006. Patrick Macfarlane, Slovak Seminar on the Free Society, Invited Participant. Bratislava, Slovakia.

June 2006. Michael Kilivris, "The Work of Art, Technology, Unconcealment and History: Benjamin and Heidegger." First International Conference on Philosophy. Athens Institute for Education and Research.

April 22, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, "Cinematic Thinking and the Meaning of History: Tarkovsky's 'The Passion According to Andrei.'" Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture.

April 14, 2006. Tiah Balcer, "Derridian Forgiveness in the Social Imaginary: Applying Values to Hurricane Katrina."

April 8, 2006. Christina Rawls, "Chance Encounter With Blanchot and Friends." University of Pittsburgh, English Department. Graduate Student Conference.

April 8, 2006. Dana Johnson, "The End of Philosophy? Reflections on Philosophy's Place in the Contemporary World." "The Intimacy of Seyn as Philosophy's Future." University of New Mexico's graduate conference.

April 8, 2006. Tom Sparrow, Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy of (Un)Making History. "Poe's Allegory of the Origin: Philosophy, History, and the Event of Truth."

April 1, 2006. Joseph Tighe, Ohio Philosophical Association Annual Meeting. "It Ain't Natural: Teasing out an Ethics in Husserl's Ideas ll."

March 22-23, 2006. C. Dominic Alvarado, Karol Wojtyla's Philosophical Legacy. "Bracketing Morality in Wojtyla and Heidegger: The Danger of Dialogue."

March 18-20, 2006. Dana Johnson, Loyola University Graduate Conference "Encounters With the Other." "Traversing the Untraversable: Kantian Hope and Levinasian Ethics."

March 11, 2006. Dana Johnson, Thirteenth Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Gadamer's Language: Meaning, Word, Event: A Critique of Caputo's Critique."

March 11, 2006. Keith Martel, Thirteenth Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Longinus' Peri Hypsous: Third Century Catalyst of Je Ne Sais Quois."

March 11, 2006. Mike Kilivris, Thirteenth Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "The work of Art, Technology, Unconcealment and History: Heidegger and Benjamin."

March 11, 2006. Clayton Bohnet, Thirteenth Annual Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Endless Nameless: Kierkegaard and Gadamer's Circle."

February 25-27, 2006. Tony Coumoundouros, Eleventh Annual Interdisciplinary Conference. "The Language of Tyranny Prior to Plato and Aristotle."

February 25, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, The Academy and the Polis. "Academy and Polis: Politics of the Language."

February 24-25, 2006. Ashley Williams, Mid-South Philosophy Conference. "The Body as a Source of Myth: Using Merleau-Ponty to Reclaim Carl Jung's Collective Unconscious."

February 24-25, 2006. Clayton Bohnet, Graduate Conference in Philosophy, University of Memphis. "Parables of Dasein: Working through Kafka and Heidegger."

February 18, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, The Perceptions and Politics of Social Justice. "Exhibitionism and Social Justice."

February 17-18, 2006. Clayton Bohnet, Perspectives and Politics of Social Justice. "Preemptive Acts: Agamben and the State of Exception."

January 13, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. "Tarkovsky's Thinking ("Ivan's Childhood").

January 11, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. "Solaris: Counterpoint of "Sculpting in Time."

FALL 2005

December 1-3, 2005. Eric Duffy, Jean-Paul Sartre Centennial Celebration. "Anguish and Nausea as Calls to Action."

December 2005. Matt Eshleman, Eastern APA, Sartre Circle. "The Misplaced Chapter on 'Bad Faith,' or Reading Being and Nothingness in Reverse."

November 18-20, 2005. Patrick Macfarlane, Northeastern Political Science Association. "Politics and Piety in Plato's Euthyphro."

November 17-19, 2005. Tony Coumoundouros, Northeastern Political Science Association. "Plato's Preliminary Account of Tyranny in Republic I and II. "

October 14-16, 2005. Tony Coumoundouros, Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy."Plato's Discussion of Deviant Regimes inRepublic VIII ."

October 14-16, 2005. Patrick Macfarlane, Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy."Knowledge and Power in Plato's Meno."

SPRING/SUMMER 2005

May 2005. Matt Eshleman, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. "The Cartesian Unconscious."

April 22, 2005. Natalia Rudychev, PIC. "Cinematic Thinking and the Meaning of History: A. Tarkovsky's The Passion According to Andrei."

April 1-3, 2005. Clayton Bohnet, Duquesne University's 1st Annual Critical Psychology Graduate Conference. "Towards a Critical Discourse on Autism: The Institution of Abnormality."

April 2005. Matt Eshleman, Central APA. "Sartre on Ideal Constraint and Freedom."

April 2005. Matt Eshleman, Simone de Beauvoir Society. "Simone de Beauvoir on Normative Justification: The Space Between Transcendental Objectivity and Relativism."

March 12, 2005. Michael Kilivris, 12th Annual Kent State University Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Economic Determinism? Hegel and Marx on Labor."

March 11, 2005. Joseph Tighe, 12th Annual May 4th Conference. "On the Possibility of Authentic Intersubjectivity in Martin Heidegger's Being and Time."

February 25-27, 2005. Clayton Bohnet, The Academy and the Polis Conference. "The Earth as a Whole: the problem of Global Citizenship in Heidegger and Deleuze."

February 25, 2005. Tony Coumoundouros, The Academy and the Polis Conference. "Representing Tyranny."

February 25, 2005. Amy Cooper, The Academy and the Polis Conference. "Sometimes Literature Catches Up": Functions of Literature in A Thousand Plateaus."

February 18-19, 2005. Clayton Bohnet, MidSouth Graduate Student Philosophy Conference. "Revolutionary Furnishings - The Act of Art in Deleuze and Guattari.

February 2005. Matt Eshleman, North American Sartre Society. "A Foucauldean Problem: Towards a Sartrean Solution."

Spring/Fall 2004

December 27-30, 2004. Matt Morgan, History of Early Analytic Philosophy Society. "A Graphic Display of Sinn: Frege and Hussel on Sense and Meaning."

November 12-13, 2004. Ryan Walther, Northern New England Philosophy Association 2004 annual Conference. "You Are Me? On Aristotle and Friendship."

October 16-17, 2004. Emily Katz, The Society for Student Philosophers Conference. "The Requirements for a True Act of Rhetoric in the "Phaedrus."

June 25-26, 2004. Joseph Tighe, The Body at War: Somatic Cartographies of Western Warfare in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. "All Quiet on the Western Front: A Phenomenological Investigation of War."

June 10-13, 2004. Matt Morgan, Husserl Circle - Georgetown University. "The Sign of Signs: Husserl's Semiotics in Expression and Meaning."

March 19th, 2004. Joseph Tighe, Situation Critical: Subjects in Transformation. "All Quiet on the Western Front: A Phenomenological Investigation of War."

March 13, 2004. Joseph Tighe, 11th Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Undoing the Tragic Knot: An Epistemological Problem."

January 11, 2004, Natalia Rudychev, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. "The Phenomenon of Monstrous in F.W. Murnau's "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror."

2002

Geoffrey Bagwell, "Fight Club: On Achieving Class Equality Through Gender Distinction." Race, Class, and Gender: The University of Oregon Graduate Conference.University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.