Graduate Student Conference Presentations

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2021

Daniel Cook, "What Other Can Disturb Me? The Temporality of Alterity in Levinas's Totality & Infinity," 16th Annual North American Levinas Society Conference: Solidarity & Community, St. Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont.

Sparkles Stanford, "Professor Challenger and Inequality Realism" Deleuze & Guattari Studies Conference 2021, Charles University, Prague, CZ.

2020

Devon Hawkins, "Postmodernity, Atomization, and Cognitive Mapping: Reading Jameson Reading Deleuze and Guattari," Narrative 2020, New Orleans, LA.

Aaron Higgins-Brake, "Appearance, Illusion, and Kant's Transcendental Idealism," Pittsburgh Area Kant Colloquium, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Aaron Higgins-Brake, "Kant's Account of Sensation," Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Joint Annual Conference, University of Staffordshire, Staffordshire, England.

Sparkles Stanford, "Prosaic Rhythms and Aseptic Refrains: Shklovsky, Guattari, and Simondon on Techno-Aesthetics," Northeast Modern Language Association 51st Anniversary Convention, Boston, MA.

2019

Tom Ball, "Metaphors Found: The Ineradicable Presence of Metaphor at the Heart of Literal Discourse," The Many Lives of Metaphor, ACLA Annual Meeting, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Andrew Blough, "Personation and Prosthesis: Grammatisation and Political in Hobbes' Leviathan," All Men are Created Equal: Democracy, Exclusion, and Freedom, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Anthony Casadonte, "Descartes with Freud: Lacan's Truth as Material Cause," Lacan's Écrits Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Angela Dibelka, "How to Become-Extinct: A Consideration of Coetzee's, Deleuze's, and Guattari's Animal Ethics During the Decline of Biodiversity," The International Association for Environmental Philosophy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Devon Hawkins, "Plato on ‘Knowing Thyself' in the Philebus," The 46th Annual Arkansas Philological Association Conference, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR.

Jeff Lambert, "The Truth of Relations in Leibniz: An Early Modern Approach to Intimate Knowledge of Relations," Scientiae: Early Modern Knowledge, Queen's University, Belfast, Ireland.

Alessio Rotundo, "The Incommensurable and the Visible: Gaetano Chiurazzi's Ontology of Incommensurability and Merleau-Ponty's Theory of Perception," Society for Italian Philosophy (SIP), Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York.

Sparkles Stanford, "White Supremacist and Neo-Reactionary Readings of Gilles Deleuze," DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

2018

Anthony Casadonte, "Question Concerning the Selfie," Feminism & Technology Conference, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Daniel Cook, "Reading Vulnerability in the Enlightenment Corpus: Derrida on Adorno and Horkheimer's Odysseus," Derrida Today, Montreal, Canada.

Will Cox, "On the Tragicomic Character of Heideggerian Ethics: Reading Being and Time with Aristotle and Agamben," Loyola University Chicago Graduate Conference, Chicago, IL.

Magda Figiel, "The concept of essence in Spinoza's Ethics: A Dynamic Metaphysics," Seventh World Conference of Metaphysics, Salamanca, Spain.

Alexander Gorman, "Aleatory Materialism: A Philosophy for Marxism?" Historical Materialism, London.

Alexander Gorman, participant in a panel discussion on Leopoldina Fortunati's ‘Arcane of Reproduction' at the Marxist Literary Group Institute on Culture and Society.

Aaron Higgins-Brake, "From Form to Content: Kant and Hegel on Logic," Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Joint Annual Conference, University of Essex, Essex, UK.

Matthew Lovett, "On Deleuzian Sexuation," LGBT Advisory Committee Panel, Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA.Matthew Lovett, "The Logic of Sexual Difference in Deleuze and Lacan," Northeast Modern Language Association, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Matt Lovett, response to Erin Beeghly, "Embodiment and Oppression: Reflections on Haslanger," The Logic of Racial Practice: Embodiment, Habitus, and Racial Bias, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Matt Lovett, response to Hanan al-Khalaf, "The Structure of Embodied Oppression: A Merleau-Pontyan Approach to Iris Young," The Logic of Racial Practice: Embodiment, Habitus, and Racial Bias, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bethany Somma, "Ethical Models and Animal Mothers: Philosophical Education in Ibn Ṭufayl's Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān," Paradigms: Thinking and Explaining in Terms of Models, International Conference in Ancient Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany.

Bethany Somma, "The Philosophical Relevance of Neoplatonic Notions of Desire," Neoplatonic Terminology in Context, The Institute for Jewish Philosophy and Religion, Hamburg, Germany.

Bethany Somma, "Ibn Ṭufayl's Use and Misuse of his Predecessors," Received Opinions: Doxography in Antiquity and the Islamic World, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Germany.

Thomas Szwedska, "Mo(ve)ments of Economies: Derrida on Dwelling, l'avenir...," Derrida Today, Montreal, Canada.

2017

Colin Bodayle, "The Ambiguity of the Philosopher in the Sophist," Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy, Pittsburgh, PA.

Aaron Higgins-Brake, "Hegel's Idea of Religion in the Phenomenology of Spirit," Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA.

Aaron Higgins-Brake, "‘We Too Are Kings': Plotinus on the Self and God," Wisdom Belongs To God Colloquium, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

M. V. Kramer, "Toward a Gadamerian Hermeneutic of Religious Experience," 13th Annual Gonzaga Graduate Philosophy Conference, Spokane, WA.

Matthew Lovett, "Capitalizing on Women's Bodies: Globalization and the International Sex Trade," FSC Philosophy Series, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, FL.

Matthew Lovett, "On the Sexual Genesis of Thought in Deleuze," University of Pittsburgh GSWS Speaker Series, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Alessio Rotundo, "Die Entmenschlichung der Natur in MerleauPonty: französische Rezeption von Eugen Finks Umarbeitung der Cartesianischen Meditationen," University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.

Alessio Rotundo, "Merleau-Ponty's 'Mondialism' in Le monde sensible et le monde de l'expression," Merleau-Ponty Circle Conference, The Significance of Place. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.

Kimberly Tucker, "On the Possibility of Mapping Bodily Shape in Terms of Fractal Geometry in Leibniz's System," Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, PA.

Kelsey Ward, "Transparency in Cicero's De finibus," Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy, Pittsburgh, PA.

Kelsey Ward, "Cicero's Appeal to the Young in De finibus v," Pitt Visitors' Philosophy Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

2016

Stephanie Adair, "Disjunctivity and Purposiveness without a Purpose," North American Kant Society Conference, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Stephanie Adair, ""Zweckmäßigkeit ohne Zweck und Disjunktivität in Kants Kritik der Urteilskraft," Invited paper, Universität zu Köln, Germany.

Stephanie Adair, "The Problem of Concepts in Kant's Critique of Aesthetic Judgment," Eastern Study Group Meeting of the North American Kant Society, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Colin Bodayle, "Metaphor, Metaphysics, and Marx: On a Paragraph from Heidegger's 'What is Metaphysics?'," Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, Washington, PA.

Nicholas Brown, "Making History: Power, Discourse and the Possibility for Change," Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Salt Lake City, UT.

Nicholas Brown, "Making History: Power, Discourse, and the Possibility of Resistance," Oui, the People, University of Buffalo, Department of Comparative Literature, Buffalo, NY.

Thomas Cantone, "A Case for Hamann," Romanticism as a Living Tradition, University of New Mexico at Albequerque, Albequerque, NM.

Jacob Greenstine, "On the Several Senses of Not-Being in Aristotle," 2400 Aristotle, Bucharest, Romania.

Jacob Greenstine, "Not-Being and the Most General Principles," Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP), New York, NY.

Boram Jeong, "The Temporality of ‘No Longer': A Reflection on Financial Melancholia," The Annual North American Korean Philosophy Association (NAKPA) Conference, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Boram Jeong, "Place of the Future in the Economy of Melancholia," The 11th East-West Philosophers' Conference, University of Hawaii at Manoa, HI.

Martin Krahn, "Finding Spirit in Nature," 31st International Hegel-Kongress of the International Hegel Society, Bochum, Germany.

Peter Libbey, "Production and Deconstruction: Macherey & Derrida on Textual Structure and Form," American Comparative Literature Association, Cambridge, MA.

Sila Ozkara, "Self-Knowledge through Self-Sacrifice: An Exploration of Hegel's Notion of Death," 31st International Hegel-Kongress of the International Hegel Society, Bochum, Germany.

Alessio Rotundo, "Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Form as Return to and Departure from the Aristotelian Tradition of the Schichtungsgedanke," Aristotle and Phenomenology: Departures and Returns, Leuven, Belgium.

Norman Schultz, "Logic and Time," 31st International Hegel-Kongress of the International Hegel Society, Bochum, Germany.

Evan Strevell, "Remembering as Assimilation in Aristotle's De Memoria," Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association (APA), Washington, DC.

Kelsey Ward, "A Teleological Interpretation of De finibus v," Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP), New York, NY.

Paul Zipfel, “The Inaccessibility of the Other in Husserl’s Phenomenology,” Intersubjectivity & Values: Phenomenological Perspectives, Lisbon, Portugal.

2015

Stephanie Adair, "The Modality of the Artistic Object," Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Atlanta, GA.

Jim Bahoh, "Making Sense of the Independence of Being in Heidegger's Beiträge," Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Atlanta, GA.

Joseph Bertino, "Wise Endurance: Does Socrates Fear?" 2015 Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy, Penn State University.

Tylor Cunningham, "Pleasure as a Part of Teachable Virtue in the Ring Structure of the Protagoras," Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP), New York, NY.

Tylor Cunningham, "Pleasure as a Necessary but Not Sufficient Condition for Virtue in the Protagoras," 2015 Pennsylcania Circle of Ancient Philosophy, Penn State University

Aaron Higgins-Brake, "Speaking the Ineffable: Tensions in Talking about the First Principle," Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP), New York, NY.

Boram Jeong, "The concept of time and substance in Deleuze," International conference Le temps des choses, la substance du temps (The time of things, the substance of time; organized by the Project Le sujet digital, Labex Arts-H2H & The International Society for the Study of Time), Université Paris VIII Vincennes-Saint-Denis, France.

Boram Jeong, "The production of indebted subjects: capitalism and melancholia," Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari: Refrains of Freedom, International Conference, Athens, Greece.

François Kodena, "I Can't Breathe: Eric Garner's Salutary Verdict to the Racist Euro-American World and Its Implications for the African Worldwide," 27th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Martin Krahn, “Das Trieb und die Entlassung der Idee,” International Research Circle for Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Peter Libbey, "Free Necessity and Real Complexity," American Comparative Literature Association.

Jessica Patella, "Doula's Dilemma: Negotiating Capitalism While Providing Care to Other Women," Crossing Borders: Understanding Carework in the 21st Century, Eastern Sociological Society Meeting, New York, NY.

Jessica Patella, "The Mystical Writings of Hadewijch as Écriture Féminine," Society for Women in Philosophy Annual Conference, Theme: Women's Bodies, Dublin, Ireland.

Jessica Patella, "When Activity Masquerades as Passivity: Freud and Deleuze on masochism," Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference, Sex and Erotica Session, Baltimore, MD.

Alessio Rotundo, "Prejudices and Erlebnis: Problems for a Hermeneutical Theory of the Future," North American Society for Philosophical Hermeneutics Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

James Taylor, "Power Tools: a Phenomenology of Race as Technology," 2015 Annual Emory Graduate Philosophy Conference.

Kelsey Ward, “Place and Setting in Cicero’s Academica,” Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy (SAGP), New York, NY.

Rebecca Warshofsky, “Language, Limit, and Identity,” 8th Annual USF Philosophy Graduate Conference: Delimiting Limits, University of Southern Florida.

2014

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

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

Martin Krahn, “The Externality of the Real in Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature,” Collegium Phaenomenologicum Participants’ Conference, Città di Castello, Italy.

Peter Libbey, “Babble and Babel: ‘Madness,’ Translation, and Interdiscursive Understanding After Derrida,” Derrida Today, Fordham University.

Stephen Hallenbeck, “The Façade and Faciality: A Meeting of Architecture, Deleuze and Guattari,” SBU Philosophy and the Arts Conference, New York City, New York.

Jessica Patella. “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.

Martin Krahn, “Habit, Death, and Repetition in Hegel’s Philosophy of Nature,” Ontario Hegel Organization (OHO) Conference, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

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

John Fritz and David Hoinski, “Plato’s Tragic Vision: A Reading of the Theatetus 176a–177b,” The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.

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.

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

Evan Strevell, “Remembering as Assimilation in Aristotle’s De Memoria,” The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.

Kelsey Ward, “Hylomorphism and Phantasia in Aristotle’s De Anima,” The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP), Villanova University, Philadelphia, PA.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

Peter Libbey, "The Truth of False Consciousness: Althusser on Ideology and the Limits of ‘Revolutionary' Discourse," Crisis and Critique of the State, Goldsmiths, University of London.

Peter Libbey, "Shadow of the Other: Māyā/Avidyā and the Family of Hindu ‘Visions'," Ort/e Des Denkens: Zum Anspruch inter »kultureller« Philosophie, Universität Wien.

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

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

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

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

Jessica Patella, "When Activity Masquerades as Passivity: Freud & Deleuze on masochism," Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference, Sex and Erotica Session, Bartimore, MD.

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

Jessica Patella, "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.

Clancy Smith, “Democratic Community Unlimited: Ruminations on a Possible Peircean Utopia,” The Society for Utopian Studies Conference, Charleston, SC.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Clancy Smith, “Terrifying Vistas of Reality: Place, Space and the Limits of Reason in Deleuze and Lovecraft,” American Cultural Association, Washington, D.C.

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.

Clancy Smith, “American Critique: Reflections on a Possible Peircean Critical Theory,” DePaul University’s Graduate Conference, Chicago.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Jessica Patella, “Creativity, Procreation and Power: Childbirth as Metaphor,” Midwest SWIP (Society for Women in Philosophy) Annual Conference, Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Jessica Patella, “Objectification and Desire: Submission as a Form of Power,” Mid-Atlantic Popular/American Culture Conference, Sex and Erotica, Pittsburgh, PA.

Jessica Patella, "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.

Jessica Patella, "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.

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.

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.

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.

Clancy Smith, “American Gadflies: The Shadow of Socrates in the Philosophies of King and Peirce,” Belmont Humanities Symposium, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.

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

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.

2011

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.