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Poetics and Politics: with Lacoue-Labarthe

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Gilman 208

Morning Session: 9:30am-12:00pm

Paola Marrati (JHU), Nidesh Lawtoo (JHU): Opening Remarks

Chair: Nidesh Lawtoo
Ann Smock (UC Berkeley): “Pas de musique!  pas maintenant!”
Rochelle Tobias (JHU): “Music, Hölderlin, and the Rhythm of Thinking”

Lunch Break

Afternoon Session: 2:00-5:00 pm

Chair: Paola Marrati
Jane Bennett (JHU): “Sympathy and Mimesis”
Nidesh Lawtoo (JHU): “The Plasticity of Mimesis”

Coffee Break: 3:30 pm

Keynote
Avital Ronell (NYU): “Phrasing Distress”

Friday, February 19, 2016
Gilman 208

Morning Session (10:00-12:00)

Chair: Yi-Ping Ong
Paola Marrati (JHU): "The Difficulty of Experience"
Hent de Vries (JHU): “The Coherence of Heidegger's Thought”

Lunch Break

Afternoon Session (1:00-5:00pm)

Chair: Anne Eakin Moss
Christopher Fynsk (U of Aberdeen): "The Exigency of the Figure"
Jean-Luc Nancy (Université de Strasbourg): “Pour Philippe, suite de la conversation (neuf ans plus tard)”

Coffee Break: 3:00pm

General Discussion ​

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