Graduate Student Paper Presentations
June 29-July 1, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Consummated Religion, Annulled Time, and Sacrificed Science," Thinking the Absolute, University of Liverpool, Association for the Continental Philosophy of Religion. Liverpool, United Kingdom.
June 1, 2012. Jessica Konig, "The Dancing Philosopher: Nietzsche and the Art of Aphorism," Dance through the Looking Glass: an International Conference on the Philosophy of Dance and Moving Bodies, University of Ghent, Belgium.
May 31-June 2, 2012. Dave Mesing. "Complicating Utopia: Materialism, Death, and Hope between Adorno, Bloch, and Spinoza", Critical Matter: Third International Graduate Conference. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Universität. Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
May 29-31, 2012. Brock Bahler, "Emmanuel Levinas, Radical Orthodoxy, and an Ontology of Originary Peace," The Society for Existential Phenomenology Theory & Culture (EPTC), Waterloo, Ontario.
May 18-20, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Perception, or Dialectic and OOPs," Philosophy in the 21st Century Conference, University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA.
May 13-15, 2012. Brock Bahler, "Giving Birth to the Earth: Levinasian Fecundity and Environmentalism." North American Levinas Society (NALS) Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK.
April 28, 2012. Jessica Konig, "The Matrilineal Servitude Statute and Miscegenation Laws: An Essay on their Impact on Notions of Motherhood and Female Sexuality," Eastern Society for Women in Philosophy (EWSIP) Spring Conference, Women in Philosophy: Why Race and Gender Still Matter, Notre Dame of Maryland University. Baltimore, MD.
April 20-21, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Aristotle's Psychology of Error and Falsehood," Truth, Falsehood and Deception in Ancient Philosophy, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics. Cambridge, United Kingdom.
April 12-14, 2012. Sila Ozkara. "Kant's Sublime as a Problem of Translation and Representation," philoSOPHIA: A Feminist Society - Translating the Cannon (On Translation), 6th Annual Meeting, Miami University, Oxford, OH.
April 6, 2012. Christina Rawls, "Presupposing/Positing Notions of Reverse Causation as Implicit Method in Hegel's Science of Logic," Society for German Idealism, 200 year anniversary celebration of the publication of the Science of Logic, American Philosophical Association (Pacific), Seattle, Washington, .
March 23-25, 2012. Dave Mesing. "Toppling Progress: Hegel's Logic of Form and History," New Mexico West Texas Philosophical Society: 63rd Annual Conference. Las Cruces, NM.
March 10, 2012. Jacob Greenstine, "Answering the Sphinx: the Phenomenological Birth of Art," 2012 Philosophy Graduate Student Conference, Kent State University. Kent, OH.
April 16-19, 2008. Eric Mohr, "Is the 'Body-Subject' a Person?: A Schelerian Critique of Phenomenology of Perception." APA Central Division Meeting; Chicago, IL
March 31, 2012. Brock Bahler, "Kierkegaard's Allusions to Abraham and Socrates in Practice in Christianity." Ohio Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH.
March 29, 2008. Eric Mohr, "Scheler's 'Phenomenological Attitude' and the Problem of Philosophy as Method and Science." Philosophy of Love and Affectivity, Marquette University.
March 7-8, 2008. Patrick Craig, "Differance and Repetition: Deleuze's Democracy-To-Come." Poetics and Politics of Memory. Purdue University.
December 7, 2007. Tom Sparrow, "Deformations of Light in Poe and Benjamin." ManuScript "Senses" Conference, University of Manchester, UK.
September 8-10 2007. Ryan Pfahl, "The Event of Proliferation: Malfunction and Auto-Cancellation in Deleuze's Differential Ontology." The Deleuzian Event. Manchester Metropolitan University.
July 8 2007. Michael Rudar, "Martin Heidegger's Being-Historical Thinking: A Fugal Hermeneutics." Collegium Phaenomologicum. Citta di Castello, Umbria Italy.
May 2007. Joy Simmons, "Simone de Beauvoir's Racial 'Other's': An Exploration of Whiteness in 'America Day by Day.'" 15th Annual Conference of the Simone de Beauvoir Society. Montreal, Canada.
April 27-29 2007. Dana Johnson, "Walter Benjamin's Theology of the Corpse: Allegory in Lohenstein's Sophonisba." John Cabot University. Rome, Italy.
April 28 2007. Eric Mohr, "Criticizing Consciousness: The Question of the Finite Subject in Hegel and Ricoeur." Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit, After 200 years; 10th International Graduate Conference in Philosophy. University of Essex, UK.
April 28 2007. James Bahoh, "What Difference Does Hegel Make?: An Examination of the Status of Difference in Hegel's System of Philosophy." Two Hundred Years of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. University of Essex, UK.
April 27-28 2007. James Bahoh, "Heidegger and Benjamin: Through the Flaneur to Thought in the Streets." Revolution, Resistance, and Methodologies of Transgression. Binghamton University, NY.
April 27-28 2007. Tom Sparrow, "Lazy Labor: Benjamin and de Certeau on Two Tactics of Soft Resistance." Revolution, Resistance, and Methodologies of Transgression. Binghamton University, NY.
Spring 2007. Michael Rudar, "War and the Destruction of Human Form." Invited speaker. Slippery Rock University.
March 31 2007. Taine Duncan, "Testimony to the Inadequacy of Discursive Regimes: The Hysteric as Creative Rupture in Foucauldian History." Philosophy and Sexuality: Villanova Graduate Student Conference. Villanova University.
March 24 2007. Clayton Bohnet, "Dangerous Furnishings: An Essay on Art, Action, and the Political in Deleuze and Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus." Symbioses: Political Ontology and a New Metaphysics. Duquesne University.
March 24 2007. PJ Rey, "The Minoritarian Mass: A Deleuzian Perspective on Immigration." Symbioses: Political Ontology and a New Metaphysics. Duquesne University.
March 24 2007. George Shea, "Deleuzian Intercourse and Sadistic Politics...How to Keep It Greasy." Symbioses: Political Ontology and a New Metaphysics. Duquesne University.
March 23-25 2007. Tom Sparrow, "A Deleuzian Ethology: Spinoza, Nietzsche, and the Power of Friendship." Nietzsche, Power, and Politics Conference; Friedrich Nietzsche Society. University of Leiden, Netherlands.
March 15-18 2007. Tiah Balcer, "Phrenology in the Academy: The Manifestation of Objectification." Loyola University Brennan Conference. Loyola University.
March 17 2007. Joe Tighe, "1677: The Spinoza Machine: The Prophetic Assemblage." 14th Annual May 4th Kent State University Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. Kent, OH.
March 2-3 2007. Patrick Macfarlane, "Pneuma and Disease in Ancient Greek Medical and Philosophical Texts." Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science (SAHMS), Ninth Annual Meeting. Charlottesville, VA.
February 14-17 2007. Patrick Macfarlane, "God, The Divine, and Nous in Relation to the De anima", invited co-presentation with Ronald Polansky. Soul and Mind: Ancient and Medieval Perspectives on Aristotle's De anima. De Wulf-Mansioncentrum and Centre De Wulf-Mansion, Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
January 26-27. Joe Tighe, "The God Concept: Aristotle and the Philosophical Tradition." Aristotelian Encounters. Roosevelt Academy, Middelburg, Netherlands.
January 17-19 2007. Tom Sparrow, "Alimentary Sensations: Levinas, Lingis, and the Elements of Travel." Philosophical Society of Southern Africa. University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
November 28-30 2006. Joe Tighe, "Discipline Cellularity and Telephony: The Cellular Telephone and Power." 4th International Language Communication Culture Conference. Universidade Lusofona, Lisbon, Portugal.
November 20-22 2006. Patrick Macfarlane, "Aristotle on the Vessels of the Body." International Conference on Ancient and Medieval Philosophy. New York, NY.
November 18-21 2006. Christina Rawls, "The Chronophobia of Understanding Race and Racism as Phenomenological Embodiment." West Chester University Graduate Philosophy Conference. West Chester, PA.
November 4 2006. Tom Sparrow, "Cartesian Meditation: Displacing the Spiritual Exercise." Keynote Presentation. West Chester University Student Philosophy Conference. West Chester, PA.
October 27-29 2006. Joe Tighe, "Metaphysical Uniderpinnings of the For-Itself in Being and Nothingness." 15th Biennial Conference of the North American Sartre Society. Fordham University, NY.
October 26-29 2006. Joe Tighe, "It's For You: The Cellular Phone as Disciplinary Technology." Mid-Atlantic Popular. American Culture Association 17th Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.
September 18-21 2006. Christina Rawls, "From Victim to Victimizer: Child Abuse and the Perpetuation of Evil." 4th Global Interdisciplinary Conference: Monster and the Monstrous - Myth and Metaphor of Enduring Evil. Mansfield College, Oxford, UK.
September 15-17 2006. Joe Tighe, "It's For You: The Cellular Phone as Disciplinary Technology." BIOS: The Poetics of Life in Digital Media. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
August 18-22, 2006. Ashley Cake, "Johannes Climacus, Understanding and the Unknown God." The International Interdisciplinary Workshop in the Hermeneutics of Religion. Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick.
July 6-15 2006. Patrick Macfarlane, Slovak Seminar on the Free Society, Invited Participant. Bratislava, Slovakia.
June 2006. Michael Kilivris. "The Work of Art, Technology, Unconcealment and History: Benjamin and Heidegger." First International Conference on Philosophy. Athens Institute for Education and Research.
April 22, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, "Cinematic Thinking and the Meaning of History: Tarkovsky's 'The Passion According to Andrei.'" Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture.
April 14, 2006. Tiah Balcer, "Derridian Forgiveness in the Social Imaginary: Applying Values to Hurricane Katrina."
April 8, 2006. Christina Rawls, "Chance Encounter With Blanchot and Friends." University of Pittsburgh, English Department. Graduate Student Conference.
April 8, 2006. Dana Johnson, "The End of Philosophy? Reflections on Philosophy's Place in the Contemporary World." "The Intimacy of Seyn as Philosophy's Future." University of New Mexico's graduate conference.
April 8, 2006. Tom Sparrow, Historicizing Aesthetics/Aestheticizing History: Theory, Practice, and Pedagogy of (Un)Making History. "Poe's Allegory of the Origin: Philosophy, History, and the Event of Truth."
April 1, 2006. Joseph Tighe, Ohio Philosophical Association Annual Meeting. "It Ain't Natural: Teasing out an Ethics in Husserl's Ideas ll."
March 22-23, 2006. C. Dominic Alvarado, Karol Wojtyla's Philosophical Legacy. "Bracketing Morality in Wojtyla and Heidegger: The Danger of Dialogue."
March 18-20, 2006. Dana Johnson, Loyola University Graduate Conference "Encounters With the Other." "Traversing the Untraversable: Kantian Hope and Levinasian Ethics."
March 11, 2006. Dana Johnson, Thirteenth Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Gadamer's Language: Meaning, Word, Event: A Critique of Caputo's Critique."
March 11, 2006. Keith Martel, Thirteenth Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Longinus' Peri Hypsous: Third Century Catalyst of Je Ne Sais Quois."
March 11, 2006. Mike Kilivris, Thirteenth Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "The work of Art, Technology, Unconcealment and History: Heidegger and Benjamin."
March 11, 2006. Clayton Bohnet, Thirteenth Annual Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Endless Nameless: Kierkegaard and Gadamer's Circle."
February 25-27, 2006. Tony Coumoundouros, Eleventh Annual Interdisciplinary Conference. "The Language of Tyranny Prior to Plato and Aristotle."
February 25, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, The Academy and the Polis. "Academy and Polis: Politics of the Language."
February 24-25, 2006. Ashley Williams, Mid-South Philosophy Conference. "The Body as a Source of Myth: Using Merleau-Ponty to Recliam Carl Jung's Collective Unconscious."
February 24-25, 2006. Clayton Bohnet, Graduate Conference in Philosophy, University of Memphis. "Parables of Dasein: Working through Kafka and Heidegger."
February 18, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, The Perceptions and Politics of Social Justice. "Exhibitionism and Social Justice."
February 17-18, 2006. Clayton Bohnet, Perspectives and Politics of Social Justice. "Preemptive Acts: Agamben and the State of Exception."
January 13, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. "Tarkovsky's Thinking ("Ivan's Childhood").
January 11, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. "Tarkovsky's Thinking (Ivan's Childhood)."
January 11, 2006. Natalia Rudychev, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. "Solaris: Counterpoint of "Sculpting in Time."
December 1-3, 2005. Eric Duffy, Jean-Paul Sartre Centennial Celebration. "Anguish and Nausea as Calls to Action."
December 2005. Matt Eshleman, Eastern APA, Sartre Circle. "The Misplaced Chapter on 'Bad Faith,' or Reading Being and Nothingness in Reverse."
November 18-20, 2005. Patrick Macfarlane, Northeastern Political Science Association. "Politics and Piety in Plato's Euthyphro."
November 17-19, 2005. Tony Coumoundouros, Northeastern Political Science Association. "Plato's Preliminary Account of Tyranny in Republic I and II. "
October 14-16, 2005. Tony Coumoundouros, Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy."Plato's Discussion of Deviant Regimes inRepublic VIII ."
October 14-16, 2005. Patrick Macfarlane, Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy."Knowledge and Power in Plato's Meno."
May 2005. Matt Eshleman, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. "The Cartesian Unconscious."
April 22, 2005. Natalia Rudychev, PIC. "Cinematic Thinking and the Meaning of History: A. Tarkovsky's The Passion According to Andrei."
April 1-3, 2005. Clayton Bohnet, Duquesne University's 1st Annual Critical Psychology Graduate Conference. "Towards a Critical Discourse on Autism: The Institution of Abnormality."
April 2005. Matt Eshleman, Central APA. "Sartre on Ideal Constraint and Freedom."
April 2005. Matt Eshleman, Simone de Beauvoir Society. "Simone de Beauvoir on Normative Justification: The Space Between Transcendental Objectivity and Relativism."
March 12, 2005. Michael Kilivris, 12th Annual Kent State University Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Economic Determinism? Hegel and Marx on Labor."
March 11, 2005. Joseph Tighe, 12th Annual May 4th Conference. "On the Possibility of Authentic Intersubjectivity in Martin Heidegger's Being and Time."
February 25-27, 2005. Clayton Bohnet, The Academy and the Polis Conference. "The Earth as a Whole: the problem of Global Citizenship in Heidegger and Deleuze."
February 25, 2005. Tony Coumoundouros, The Academy and the Polis Conference. "Representing Tyranny."
February 25, 2005. Amy Cooper, The Academy and the Polis Conference. "Sometimes Literature Catches Up": Functions of Literature in A Thousand Plateaus."
February 18-19, 2005. Clayton Bohnet, MidSouth Graduate Student Philosophy Conference. "Revolutionary Furnishings - The Act of Art in Deleuze and Guattari.
February 2005. Matt Eshleman, North American Sartre Society. "A Foucauldean Problem: Towards a Sartrean Solution."
December 27-30, 2004. Matt Morgan, History of Early Analytic Philosophy Society. "A Graphic Display of Sinn: Frege and Hussel on Sense and Meaning."
October 16-17, 2004. Emily Katz, The Society for Student Philosophers Conference. "The Requirements for a True Act of Rhetoric in the "Phaedrus."
June 25-26, 2004. Joseph Tighe, The Body at War: Somatic Cartographies of Western Warfare in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. "All Quiet on the Western Front: A Phenomenological Investigation of War."
November 12-13, 2004. Ryan Walther, Northern New England Philosophy Association 2004 annual Conference. "You Are Me? On Aristotle and Friendship."
June 10-13, 2004. Matt Morgan, Husserl Circle - Georgetown University. "The Sign of Signs: Husserl's Semiotics in Expression and Meaning."
March 19th, 2004. Joseph Tighe, Situation Critical: Subjects in Transformation. "All Quiet on the Western Front: A Phenomenological Investigation of War."
March 13, 2004. Joseph Tighe, 11th Annual May 4th Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. "Undoing the Tragic Knot: An Epistemological Problem."
January 11, 2004, Natalia Rudychev, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. "The Phenomenon of Monstrous in F.W. Murnau's "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror."