Spring 2016: meetings held every other Wednesday, 4:30-6:30, Cobb 219.
April 13: *Prof. A.W. Eaton (Philosophy, UIC) paper available on the ‘downloads‘ page
April 20 (special meeting):**Prof. Dr. Markus Gabriel (Universität Bonn).
“The Meaning of ‘Existence’ and the Contingency of Sense.”
April 27: Francey Russell (Philosophy). Guided discussion of Freud on drives and sexuality.
(readings: Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality; Instincts and their Vicissitudes)
May 11: Skomantas Pocius (Social Thought, University of Chicago.)
May 25: *Prof. Gregg Horowitz (Social Science & Cultural Studies, Pratt Institute)
June 1: Jonathan Schroeder (English, University of Chicago).
“Americanizing Michel Foucault.”
March 30: Yuliya Tsutserova (Divinity, University of Chicago). “Seeing Nothing: Making Phenomenological Sense of the Counterspectacle in McCarthy’s The Road.”
Winter 2016: meetings held every other Wednesday, 4:30-6:30, Cobb 219.
January 6: Brian Berry (Comparative Literature, University of Chicago). “Scenes of Instruction: Beckett’s Comment c’est (How It Is) and Cavell on Rule-Following.”
January 20: Daniel Rodriguez Navas (Philosophy, University of Chicago). “Foucault’s Response to the Nihilist Challenge: From the Will to Truth to the Aesthetics of Existence.”
February 3: Cody Jones (Divinity, University of Chicago). Guiding a discussion of Badiou’s Saint Paul: The Foundation of Universalism.
February 17: Daniel Telech (Philosophy, University of Chicago). “Nietzsche and the Normativity of the Will to Truth.”
March 16: Daniel Wyche (Divinity, University of Chicago) Postponed till next quarter.
April 1- Joshua Kates (Professor of English, Indiana University)
April 15- Roger Eichorn (Philosophy, University of Chicago)
April 22** (special event, special date)- JP Narboux (Bordeaux)
May 27- Daniel Schultz (Divinity, University of Chicago)
Jan 14: Birte Löschenkohl (Society of Fellows):
Jan 28: Andrew Werner (Philosophy) guides a reading from Deleuze
Feb 11: JJ McFadden (Political Theory)
Feb 25: Paula Galhardo Cepil (Philosophy, University of Paris 1) on Merleau-Ponty
Mar 11: Prof. Raoul Moati (Philosophy)
October 29: Daniel Ricardo Rodriguez Navas (Philosophy); discussion of Sartre’s Transcendence of the Ego.
November 12: Tuomo Tiisala (Philosophy)–title TBA
November 26th–no workshop
December 3: Birte Löschenkohl (Society of Fellows)–title TBA