The Luce Irigaray Circle promotes and supports research on or inspired by the philosophy of Luce Irigaray. Comprising faculty, students, and scholars from a variety of disciplines, the Circle meets once a year, usually in September. During this annual conference, scholars in philosophy, literature, political theory, art, architecture, psychoanalysis, religion, history, sociology, or bioethics share original work that reflects on or is influenced by the philosophy of Luce Irigaray.
The Irigaray Circle was established at Stony Brook University in 2006 by Sabrina Hom, Serene Khader, and Mary C. Rawlinson, and is the first philosophical society devoted to the work of a woman philospher. Irigaray's writings not only provide a revolutionary re-reading of the history of philosophy, but also address urgent contemporary questions regarding our social and material infrastructures, such as environmental degradation, political and social violence, or cultural conflict.
Currently, the conference and other activities of the Irigaray Circle are supported by Stony Brook University and Hofstra University. For more information, please visit the Irigaray Circle website.
Thinking the Plural: Richard Bernstein’s Contribution to American Philosophy
“Other Histories, Other Temporalities: Latin American Thought in Intersection with Continental Philosophy”
Fré Ilgen: Arts and Bodies
Translating Jean-Luc Nancy: Invitations and Intrusions
*POSTPONED* Don Ihde Distinguished Alumni Award
Edward S. Casey and Mary Watkins, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border
Spaces of Control: Confronting Austerity and Repression
Eleventh Biennial Radical Philosophy Association Conference
"Envelopes of Flesh"
"The Avowal of the Truth: Torture and Confession in the Witch-Hunt"
“Affective Labor and Feminist Politics”
“Heidegger's Mask: Silence, Politics and 'World Jewry' in the Black Notebooks"
Transatlantic Collegium Workshop
“The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions”
"Violence and Hyperbole: From the Death Penalty Seminar to the 'Cogito' Essay"