2nd Annual College Of Fellows Conference

2nd Annual College Of Fellows Conference 
Female Orphan School, Western Sydney University
Room EZ.G.23, Parramatta Campus

Thursday, 23 November 2017

9.15 am
Introduction: Dennis J. Schmidt, Philosophy Research Initiative, WSU
Welcome: Peter Hutchings, Dean, Humanities and Communication Arts, WSU

9.30 am - 10.30 am
Chair: Usman Badar, WSU
Ewa Ziarek, University of Buffalo, USA
“Klein's Ambivalent Legacies in Feminist and Queer Theories”
Response: Charles Barbour, WSU

10.45 am - 11.45 pm
Chair: Norma Lam-Saw, WSU
Brian Schroeder, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
“Bioregionalism and Territorialization”
Response: Paul Alberts-Dezeeuw, WSU

12.00 pm - 1.00pm
Chair: Joshua Visnjic, WSU
Kristi Sweet, Texas A&M University, USA
“Life at the limits of Kant's critical project”
Response: Jennifer Mensch, WSU

Buffet Lunch 1.00 pm - 2.15 pm

2.15 pm - 3.15 pm
Chair: Daniele Fulvi, WSU
Silvia Benso, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
“Open Borders: Italian Philosophy Between Nationalism and Globalization”
Response: Brett Neilson, WSU

3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Chair: Nicholas Stubbs, WSU
Gregg Lambert, Syracuse University, USA
“What is (Continental) Philosophy?”
Response: Jason Tuckwell, WSU

4.45 pm - 5.45 pm
Chair: Jacinta Sassine, WSU
Walter Brogan, Villanova University, USA
“Pathos and Logos: Heidegger on Aristotle’s Practical Ontology of Human Being”
Response: Andrew Dunstall

Friday, 24 November 2017

9.30 am - 10.30 am
Chair: Michael-Francis Polios, WSU
Peg Birmingham, DePaul University, USA
"Superfluity and Precarity: Reading Arendt against Butler"
Response: Jessica Whyte, WSU

10.45 am - 11.45 am
Chair: Amrita Tarr, WSU
Krzysztof Ziarek, University of Buffalo, USA
“The Hollow World: Language and Nothingness in Heidegger and Ueda”
Response: Luke Fischer, University of Sydney

12.00 pm – 1.00 pm
Chair: Fatima Tefaili, WSU
Ted George, Texas A&M University, USA
“The political as not yet politics: hermeneutical experience and solidarity in
Gadamer’s later thought.”
Response: Dimitris Vardoulakis, WSU

BUFFET LUNCH 1.00 pm - 2.15 pm

3.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Chair: Andrew Lac, WSU
Stephen Palmquist, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
“Twelve Basic Concepts of Law in Kant and the Compound Yijing
Response: Diego Bubbio, WSU

4.45pm – 5.45pm
Chair: Amy Stefanovic, WSU
Jim Risser, Seattle University, USA
“Humanitas and Animalitas after Heidegger: Re-thinking Humanism”
Response: Mark Kelly, WSU