FALL 2014 Philosophy Colloquia [PDF]

September 2014

Thinking the Plural: Richard Bernstein's Contribution to American Philosophy

September 26th-27th


Lauren Barthold, Gordon College
Richard J. Bernstein, New School
Edward S. Casey, Stony Brook University
Megan Craig, Stony Brook University
Espen Hammer, Temple University
Rick Lee, DePaul University
Steven Levine, University of Massachusetts-Boston
Chris Long, Penn State University
Eduardo Mendieta, Stony Brook University
Marcia Morgan, Muhlenberg College
Karen Ng, Vanderbilt University
Jonathan Pickle, New School
Katie Terezaki, Rochester Institute of Technology

October 2014

"Other Histories, Other Temporalities: Latin American Thought in Intersection with Continental Philosophy"

Alejandro Vallega
October 8th
Harriman 214
4:00 pm

Fré Ilgen: Arts and Bodies

October 14th

Introduction by Megan Craig
Stony Brook Manhattan, Room 313

Translating Jean-Luc Nancy: Invitations and Intrusions

October 15th

A meeting of the Philosophy Department Colloquium and the Graduate Student Colloquium

Three Stony Brook philosophers -- Carlie Anglemire, Travis Holloway, and Anne O'Byrne -- have recently published translations of works by Jean-Luc Nancy, and, in this colloquium, they will discuss these works in relation to Nancy's provocative thought of intrusion.

214 Harriman Hall

Corpus II, by Jean-Luc Nancy, translated by Anne O'Byrne (Fordham University Press, 2013)

Being Nude, by Jean-Luc Nancy and Federico Ferrari, translated by Anne O'Byrne and Carlie Anglemire (Fordham University Press, 2014)

What's These Worlds Coming To?, by Jean-Luc Nancy and Aurelien Barrau, translated by Travis Holloway and Flor Mechain (Fordham University Press, 2014)

Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award **POSTPONED**

October 21st

"Royal Bodies from the Tudors to Kate Middleton"
Susan Bordo, Otis A. Singletary Chair in the Humanities at the University of Kentucky
Don Ihde, Emeritus Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University, Presenting the prize

Book Presentation

October 30th

Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border (University of Texas Press, 2014)
Commentaries by: Eduardo Mendieta and Emma Velez
Responses by Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins

November 2014

Spaces of Control: Confronting Austerity and Repression

Eleventh Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference

November 6th-9th

Wang Center
Keynote Speakers:
Saskia Sassen, Columbia University
Lisa Noelle Guenther, Vanderbilt University

Envelopes of Flesh

A presentation by Jacob Rogozinski, author of The Ego and the Flesh
Moderated by Ed Casey, with commentaries by Karmen McKendrick, Jennifer Carter, Eric Headstream, Francois Raffoul, and Roy Ben-Shai

November 7th
Stony Brook Manhattan
1:30- 5:00 p.m.

"The Avowal of the Truth: Torture and Confession in the Witch-Hunt"

Jacob Rogozinski, with commentaries by Sara Lipton, Shobana Shankar, and Andrew Newman
at the Humanities Institute

November 13th

“Affective Labor and Feminist Politics”

Johanna Oksala, University of Helsinki

November 18th

“Heidegger's Mask: Silence, Politics and 'World Jewry' in the Black Notebooks"  

Adam Knowles, Drexel University

November 20th

December 2014

Transatlantic Collegium Workshop
"Retracing Affectivity in Praxis: Phenomenological Soundings"

Wesley Mattingly, Max Kade Fellow
December 1st
5:00-7:00 pm
Solzberg Library

“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”

Kelly Oliver, W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

December 2nd
Stony Brook Manhattan, room 312

"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"

Michael Naas, DePaul University

December 11th


Upcoming Events

Transatlantic Collegium Workshop

Wesley Mattingly
December 1st

“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”

Kelly Oliver
December 2nd

"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"

Michael Nass
December 11th

"How to Perform a Democracy: A Genealogy of the Bare Voice"
Dissertation Defense

Travis Holloway
December 11th

"The Policing of Self and Others: Foucault, Political Reason & a Critical Ontology of Police"
Dissertation Defense

Kevin Jobe
December 16th


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