[SydPhil] ASCP2015 conference starts this Wednesday @UNSW!

Joanne Faulkner j.faulkner at unsw.edu.au
Sun Nov 29 11:34:05 AEDT 2015


Staff at the University of NSW are pleased to be hosting this year's annual conference of the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy<http://www.ascp.org.au/>. The conference begins this Wednesday (2 December) at our Kensington Campus, in Sydney.

The conference is running up to seven parallel sessions for three days, and keynotes are:

Amy Allen is Professor and Head of Philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University. She is also editor of the Columbia University Press series New Directions in Critical Theory and Co-Editor in Chief of the journalConstellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory. Her publications include The Politics of Our Selves: Power, Autonomy, and Gender in Contemporary Critical Theory (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008; paperback edition, 2013) and The End of Progress: De-colonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory, which will be published later this year by Columbia University Press.

Alison Ross is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Monash University, and is currently an ARC Future Fellow. Her publications include The Aesthetic Paths of Philosophy: Presentation in Kant, Heidegger, Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), Walter Benjamin's Concept of the Image (Routledge, 2014), and the edited volumes Jacques Ranciere and the Contemporary Scene: The Philosophy of Radical Equality (London: Continuum, 2012, with Jean-Philipe Deranty), and Aesthetic Experience (Equinox Publishing, UK. 2010).

Dennis Schmidt is Professor of Philosophy at Western Sydney University. He is the author of Between Word and Image Heidegger, Klee, and Gadamer on Gesture and Genesis (Indiana UP, 2013) and Lyrical and Ethical Subjects: Essays on the Periphery of the Word, Freedom, and History (SUNY, 2005), among other books.

If you would like to attend but have not yet registered, please visit the conference website at https://hal.arts.unsw.edu.au/ascp2015/, where other information, such as the conference program, is also available. We ask that attendees please pay at the same time as they register, as payment will be complicated to process on the day.

Joanne Faulkner, on behalf of the organising committee

Heikki Ikaheimo, Simon Lumsden, Paul Patton, James Phillips, and Jon Roffe.

Dr Joanne Faulkner
Lecturer in Philosophy and Women's & Gender Studies
Postgraduate Research Coordinator
School of Humanities and Languages
Arts and Social Sciences
Room 338, Morven Brown Building
University of New South Wales
Kensington, NSW 2052
j.faulkner at unsw.edu.au
+61 2 9385 2287

Chair, Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy: http://www.ascp.org.au
Co-Editor, Series in Continental Philosophy in Austral-Asia, Rowman & Littlefield: http://www.rowmaninternational.com/series/continental-philosophy-in-austral-asia

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