The Histories of
1:00-2:30 Concurrent Sessions (1.1-1.2)
1.1 Gilles Deleuze:
Histories, Extensions. Special session organized by Constantin
Boundas (Trent). Moderator: Constantin Boundas
- Constantin Boundas,
"Gilles Deleuze on Time, Gift and Exchange."
- Mani Haghighi
(Trent), "Shards of the Past in the Body of the Present."
- Jay Lampert (Guelph),
"In Place of History."
- John Welshman
(California-San Diego), "Deleuze and Visual Cultures."
Reflections: Before and After. Moderator: Nandi Bhatia (Western
- Dorothy Figueira
(Illinois), "Myths of Identity in Post-colonial Criticism."
- Sherry Simon (Concordia),
"After Translation: Theories of Cultural Exchange"
- Marilyn Urion
(Michigan Technological University), "Fragmentation/
3:00-5:00 Concurrent Sessions (2.1-2.3)
2.1 Mikhail Bakhtin:
Genealogies of History. Special session organized by Clive Thomson
(Western Ontario). Moderator: Clive Thomson.
- Miha Javornik
(Ljubljana), "The Cybernetic Subject as Anticipated Stage
in the Development of Culture: The Psychogenesis of Cultural
- Anthony Wall (Calgary/Konstanz),
"Loopholes in a Theory of Time and History."
- Galin Tihanov
(Oxford), "The Body as a Cultural Value: The History
of the Idea and the Idea of History in Bakhtin's Writings."
- Peter Hitchcock
(CUNY), "Discrepant Architectonics: A Materialist Genealogy
2.2 Subjects, Identities,
Representations. Moderator: TBA
- Thomas Pfau (Duke),
"Psyche as Form: Construction of Affect in Early Nineteenth-Century
- Mark Rozahegy
(Concordia), "Derrida, Nietzsche, and the Politics of
- Eric Savoy (Calgary),
"Judith Butler's Predications"
- Helen Murphy (North
Carolina), "The Origins of Humanism in Poststructuralist
2.3: The Frankfurt
School: Inheritances, Legacies. Moderator: TBA
- Samir Gandesha,
"Theodor W. Adorno: Between History and Historicity"
- Luke Carson (Victoria),
"The Spectral Republic in Habermas' Reading of Mead and
- Omid Payrow Shabani
(Ottawa), "Are All Critiques of Reason Irrational? Foucault
- Natasha Hurley
(Rutgers), "Embodying a Consciousness of Praxis: Political
Phenomenologies of Music in Nietzsche, Bloch and Adorno."
5:30-6:45 Plenary Speaker
Butler (Chancellor's Professor, University of California at
Berkeley), "Limits of the Symbolic." Moderator: Elizabeth
Harvey (Western Ontario)
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