Duquesne University Graduate Student Conference
9th Annual Duquesne University Graduate Conference in Philosophy
Ideology, Imaginary, Illusion: The Reality of the Unreal
February 21, 2015
Rebecca Comay, University of Toronto
Marginal Theory Workshops
First Annual Workshop: November 12th, 2011
"Technology and Identity"
In the age of the internet and the Ipod, how do new technologies reshape who we are as individuals and as members of society?
On Saturday, November 12th, Duquesne's Marginal Theory Group will host a workshop on Technology and Identity. Papers on this topic will be presented and discussed at Duquesne University, in room 608 of the Student Union starting at 10am, followed by a reception in the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center on the bottom floor of the Gumberg Library around 4:30pm. All are welcome to attend. Further questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For those interested, here is the workshop schedule:
10:00-10:10 Welcome and Introduction
10:10-11:00 Dr. Calvin Troup (Communication and Rhetorical Studies) All for Naught: Jacques Ellul's La Technique and the case for Iconoclasm
11:15-12:05 Dr. Michael Goodhart (Political Science, University of Pittsburgh), Communitarians for Cosmopolitanism
1:00-1:50 Dr. Matthew Hyland (History, Duquesne university), New Deal Concrete Houses: Mastery over Nature
2:05-2:55 Dr. Hasan Guclu (Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh), Connected: Saved or Doomed. Social Networks for Health
3:30-4:20 Dr. Haakon Faste (Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University), Posthuman Factors
Eighth Annual Conference: February 20, 2014
Conference Title: Philosophy of Time
Keynote Speaker: Martin Hägglund, Yale University
Seventh Annual Conference: February 23, 2013
Conference Title: "Philosophy and Nature"
Keynote Speaker: Adrian Johnston, University of New Mexico
Sixth Annual Conference: February 18, 2012
Conference Title: "Aesthetics and Politics"
Keynote Speaker: Gabriel Rockhill, VIllanova University
Fifth Annual Conference: April 2, 2011
Conference Title: "Wonder Manifested"
Keynote Speaker: David Bollert, Manhattan College
Fourth Annual Conference: April 10, 2010
Conference Title: "Thinking Desire"
Keynote Speaker: Babette Babich, Fordham University
Third Annual Conference: March 28, 2009
Conference Title: "Why Nietzsche? Which Nietzsche?
Keynote: Kathleen Higgins, University of Texas at Austin
Second Annual Conference: February 23, 2008
Conference Title: "Ancient Friends in Contemporary Thinking."
Keynote: John Sallis, Boston College
First Annual Conference: March 24, 2007
Conference Title: "Symbioses: Political Ontology and a New Metaphysics"
Keynote: Gregg Lambert, Syracuse University