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Schedule

Monday, March 30th
Africa Room

Opening Session, 9:00 a.m.- Noon

9:00

Introduction
Jeffrey McCurry, Director
Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center

9:05 Opening Welcome
Charles J. Dougherty, President
Duquesne University
Moderator

Fr. Brian Cronin, C.S.Sp.
Professor of Philosophy
Duquesne University

9:10

Tsenay Serequeberhan
Paper: Continental and African Philosophy:
A Thematic Encounter

10:00

Comments
Valentin Y. Mudimbe, Kathryn T. Gines,
Elias Bongmba

10:30 Refreshment Break
11:00

Reply
Tsenay Serequeberhan

11:15 Discussion
12:00 Lunch

Second Session, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Moderator

Leswin Laubscher
Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology
Duquesne University

2:00

Valentin Y. Mudimbe
Paper: Phenomenology and an African Practice:
A Testimony

3:00

Comments
Tsenay Serequeberhan, Kathryn T. Gines,
Elias Bongmba

3:30 Refreshment Break
4:00

Reply
Valentin Y. Mudimbe

4:15 Discussion
5-6:00 Reception
Room 608, Duquesne Union

Tuesday, March 31st
Africa Room

Third Session, 9:00 a.m.- Noon

Moderator

Roger Brooke
Professor of Psychology
Duquesne University

9:00

Kathryn T. Gines
Paper: Black Looks: Objectification,
Subjectivity and 'Looking Back'

10:00

Comments
Tsenay Serequeberhan, Elias Bongmba,
Valentin Y. Mudimbe

10:30 Refreshment Break
11:00

Reply
Kathryn T. Gines

11:15 Discussion
12:00 Lunch

Final Session, 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Moderator

Rev. Elokhukwu, C.S.Sp.
Rev. Pierre Schouver, C.S.Sp.
Endowed Chair in Mission
Department of Theology, Duquesne University

2:00

          Elias Bongmba
          Paper: Phenomenology of the Face:
          African Perspectives

3:00

          Comments
          Tsenay Serequeberhan, Kathryn T. Gines,
          Valentin Y. Mudimbe

3:30            Refreshment Break
4:00

           Reply
           Elias Bongmba

4:15            Discussion
5:00            Closing remarks:
           Jeffrey McCurry, Director
           Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center
5:10

           Reception
           Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center