The Southwest Seminar Series

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Featured/Keynote
Speaker:
Talia Mae Bettcher
California State University, Los Angeles
Featured/Keynote
Speaker:
Lisa Guenther
Vanderbilt University
When:Jun 08, 2017 - 08:00am
Jun 10, 2017 - 06:00pm
Where:California State University, Northridge

Description:

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

Call for Papers

The Seventh Annual Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy June 8-10, 2017

California State University, Northridge Northridge, CA

The seventh annual Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy will be held on June 8-10, 2017 at California State University, Northridge. It will feature keynote talks by Talia Mae Bettcher (of California State University, Los Angeles) and Lisa Guenther (of Vanderbilt University).

The SWSCP is a community of faculty members and graduate students working in all areas of Continental philosophy. We are a growing community, and limited space on the program is reserved each year for new participants. We welcome submissions from both faculty members and graduate students.

Submissions must be full papers, suitable for a 40-minute presentation, prepared for blind review. Submissions should be accompanied by a separate cover letter that includes a paper title, author name, contact information, and a brief abstract.

The submissions deadline is March 1, 2017.

For more information, or to submit a paper, please contact Robin Muller of California State University, Northridge (robin.muller@csun.edu).

Feel free to post or distribute this call for papers.

When:May 19, 2016 - 08:00am
May 21, 2016 - 06:00pm
Where:YMCA Building at Texas A&M University

Description:

http://philosophy.tamu.edu/events/swscp2016/

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

SWSCPLogoThe Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University welcomes you to the
Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy in College Station, Texas.

May 19-21, 2016
YMCA Building at Texas A&M University

Featuring Keynote Speakers:

Tommy Curry, Texas A&M University
Jacob Howland, University of Tulsa
Ann V. Murphy, University of New Mexico

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When:May 29, 2015 - 08:00am
May 31, 2015 - 06:00pm
Where:Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

Description:

http://www.spep.org/papers/southwest-seminar-in-continental-philosophy-2/

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

May 29 – 31, 2015
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

The Department of Philosophy at Northern Arizona University is pleased to announce that it will host the 6th annual Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy. Flagstaff, AZ is served by the Pulliam Airport and is easily accessible by car or shuttle from Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport.
Kathleen Higgins (University of Texas at Austin) and Jonathan Lee (Colorado College) will present keynote addresses.

Abstracts of 200 – 500 words for papers (which will be prepared for 40-minute delivery) should be submitted by April 13, 2015, for blind review to Julie.piering@nau.edu. Conference details will be posted on the home page of the Northern Arizona University’s Department of Philosophy website. Questions about conference details may be directed to Professor Julie Piering at Julie.piering@nau.edu. Registration for the conference is free of charge. Lodging and meals will be available on the NAU campus at reasonable rates.

When:Jun 06, 2014 - 08:00am
Jun 08, 2014 - 10:00pm
Where:Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

Description:

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

June 6-8, 2014

Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

The Department of Philosophy at Colorado College is pleased to announce that it will host the 5th annual Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy. Colorado Springs is served by the Colorado Springs Airport and is easily accessible by car or shuttle from Denver International Airport.

Dorothea Olkowski (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs) and Daniel Conway (Texas A & M University) will present keynote addresses.

Papers prepared for 40-minute delivery should be submitted by April 18, 2014, for blind review to jlee@coloradocollege.edu. Conference details will be posted on the home page of the Colorado College Department of Philosophy website. Questions about conference details may be directed to Professor Jonathan Lee at jlee@coloradocollege.edu. Registration for the conference is free of charge, but we ask that all conference guests register online. Lodging and meals will be available on the Colorado College campus at very reasonable rates.


When:May 16, 2013 - 12:00pm
May 18, 2013 - 11:00pm
Where:YMCA Building at Texas A&M University

Description:

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

SWSCPLogoThe Department of Philosophy at Texas A&M University welcomes you to the  Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy in College Station, Texas.

May 16-18, 2013 YMCA Building at Texas A&M University

Featuring Keynote Speakers: Iain Thomson, University of New Mexico Amy Wendling, Creighton University  Theodore George, Texas A&M University

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The Third Annual Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy
" Continental Philosophy in the Great Basin "

Featured/Keynote
Speaker:
" Truth in Edmund Husserl and Alfred Tarski "
David W. Smith
UC Irvine
Featured/Keynote
Speaker:
" Mythic Origins in Retreat: Freud, Nietzsche, and Beauvoir "
Shannon M. Mussett
Utah Valley University
When:Jun 07, 2012 - 09:00am
Jun 09, 2012 - 06:00pm
Where:Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Seminar Schedule

Description:

The third annual Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy will be held on June 7-9, 2012. An opening session will be held Thursday night, followed by sessions all day Friday and Saturday.

There will be two keynote speakers: The first keynote speaker, David W. Smith of UC Irvine, will be addressing the topic of “Truth in Edmund Husserl and Alfred Tarski.” The second keynote speaker, Shannon M. Mussett, professor of philosophy at Utah Valley University, will be addressing the topic of “Mythic Origins in Retreat: Freud, Nietzsche, and Beauvoir.”

The meetings will be held at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and is jointly sponsored by the philosophy department of Brigham Young University and the Richard L. Evans Chair of Religious Understanding at Brigham Young University. In the same spirit of previous gatherings of SWSCP (at the University of New Mexico in 2010, at the University of Denver in 2011), we hope to continue building a regional community of participants.

Those who do not present papers but who still wish to attend could have the opportunity to be involved as Session Chairs.

For more information, please contact either Joseph Spencer of the University of New Mexico (stokiejoe@gmail.com) or James Faulconer of Brigham Young University (james_faulconer@byu.edu).

When:May 28, 2011 - 08:00am
May 30, 2011 - 10:00pm
Where:Denver, CO

Description:

Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy

Continental Philosophy in the Alpine Desert

The 2nd annual Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy will be held on May 28-30, 2011: two full days, Saturday and Sunday, plus a closing session on Monday morning.

Keynote speakers will be Mark Wrathall of the University of California, Riverside; and Leora Batnitzky of Princeton University.  They will be speaking on themes related to the work of Heidegger and Rosenzweig, respectively.

The 2011 SWSCP will be held in Denver, Colorado, and will be jointly sponsored by the philosophy departments of the University of Denver and Colorado College.  In the spirit of the 2010 SWSCP,  which was hosted by Iain Thomson at the University of New Mexico, we hope to continue building a regional community of participants.  All who are interested (faculty members or graduate students) are invited to submit papers of 4000 words or less, prepared for blind review, by March 15, 2011.  Those who do not present papers but who still wish to attend could have the opportunity to be involved as Session Chairs.

For more information, or to submit a paper, please contact either Rick A. Furtak of CC (rfurtak@coloradocollege.edu) or Sarah Pessin of DU (spessin@du.edu).



Inaugural Meeting
" Continental Philosophy in the Desert "

When:May 28, 2010 - 08:20am
May 29, 2010 - 07:00pm
Where:

Description:

Friday, May 28: Day 1


 
8:20-9:15am:

Breakfast:

Those who are not eating at their hotels are welcome to join us at the Frontier restaurant, located south of campus on Central [2400 Central SE].


9:20-9:30am:

-Philosophy Lounge: Opening remarks, Iain Thomson, University of New Mexico


9:30-10:30am: Session 1:

-HUM 518: Rajesh Sampath, Brandeis University: “Time, History, Eternity and Eschatology as the Basis of Pannenberg’s Theological Method.”

-HUM 519: Samantha Matherne, UC Riverside, “‘Style’ and Merleau-Ponty’s Account of Object Constancy.”


10:40-11:40am: Session 2:

-HUM 518: Iain Thomson, University of New Mexico, “Refuting Shapiro (and Derrida) by Understanding the Phenomenology of Heidegger’s Interpretation of Van Gogh.

-HUM 519: Christopher Fox, Newman University, “The novelty of Spirituality and the religiosity of substitution in Emmanuel Levinas.”


11:50-1:20pm:

Lunch

Those who wish may join us for lunch at the Frontier Restaurant, located south of campus on Central [2400 Central SE].


1:30-2:30pm: Session 3:

-HUM 518: Dorothea Olkowski, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, “In Search of Lost Time, Merleau-Ponty, Bergson, and the Time of Objects.”

-HUM 519: Paul Livingston, University of New Mexico, “Heidegger reads Wittgenstein, Wittgenstein reads Heidegger: Thinking Language Bounding World.


2:40-3:40pm: Session 4:

-HUM 518: Matthew Schunke, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, “Revealing Givenness: The Role of Intuition in Phenomenology of Religion.”

-HUM 519: Ben Crowe, University of Utah, “Appropriating Schleiermacher.”


3:50-4:50pm: Session 5:

-HUM 518: Achim Oberst, University of New Mexico, “The Hidden Theology of Heidegger’s Philosophy.”

-HUM 519: Daniel Conway, Texas A&M. “Who is Zarathustra’s Nietzsche?”


4:50-5:10pm:

Coffee Break


5:10-6:30pm: Keynote 1:

-Franklin Dickey Memorial Theater (Room 108): Keynote 1: Claire Katz, Texas A&M, “‘The stirrings of a stubborn and difficult freedom’: Education, Assimilation, and Levinas’s response to the Principles of 1789.”

Keynote session chair: Gerard Kuperus, University of San Francisco.


6:45-9:00pm:

Dinner

Those who wish may join us at El Patio De Albuquerque, located south of campus [142 Harvard Dr. SE]


 

Saturday, May 29: Day 2


 
8:20-9:20am:

Breakfast

Those who are not eating at their hotels are welcome to join us at the Frontier Restaurant, located south of campus on Central [2400 Central SE].


9:30-10:30am: Session 6:

-HUM 518: Marjolein Oele, University of San Francisco, “Pathos Reviewed: Evaluating Heidegger’s Interpretation of Pathos in Aristotle.”

-HUM 519: Carl Sachs, University of North Texas, and Shane Epting, UT El Paso, “Thinking of the Living Body in Hans Jonas and Merleau-Ponty.


10:40-11:40am: Session 7:

-HUM 518: Jesús Adrián Escudero, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, “Heidegger and the Hermeneutical Turn of Phenomenology.”

-HUM 519: Robert Stolorow, Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis and UCLA School of Medicine, “Individuality in Context: The Relationality of Finitude.”


11:50-1:20pm:

Lunch

Those who wish may join us for lunch at the Rasoi Indian Kitchen, located south of campus [110 Yale Blvd, SE].


1:30-2:30pm: Session 8:

-HUM 518: Matthew Shockey, University of Indiana, South Bend, “On Descartes’ Uncertainty and Heidegger’s Anxiety.”

-HUM 519: Mark Ralkowski, University of New Mexico, “Heidegger's Platonic Critique of Ontotheology."


2:40-3:40pm: Session 9:

-HUM 518: Rick Anthony Furtak, Colorado College, “Kierkegaard’s Postscript and the Scandal of Modern Philosophy.”

-HUM 519: James Reid—Metropolitan State College, Denver, and the Air Force Academy, “Wrestling with Descartes: Heidegger’s ‘Anti-Modernism.’”


3:50-4:50pm, Session 10:

-HUM 518: John O’Connor, Colorado State University-Pueblo, “Category Mistakes and Logical Grammar: Ryle’s Husserlian Tutelage.”

-HUM 519: Ann Murphy, Fordham University, “Shame and the Philosophical Imaginary.”


4:50-5:10pm:

Coffee Break


5:10-6:30pm: Keynote 2:

-Franklin Dickey Memorial Theater (Room 108): Keynote 2: Steven Crowell, Rice University, “What is Ethics as First Philosophy? Levinas in a Phenomenological Context.”

Keynote session chair: Iain Thomson, University of New Mexico.


6:45-9:00pm:

Dinner

All attendees are encouraged to join us for dinner at the Nob Hill Grill, located east of campus [3128 Central].


 

Supported by a gift from the Paul F. Schmidt Fund in Philosophy.