Conference: “Genesis of a New Human Being”; University of Bristol, 9-10 June 2017


G E N E S I S  O F  A  N E W  H U M AN  B E I N G

A Conference About the Themes Approached in To Be Born
University of Bristol, 9 – 10 June 2017

9 June:

9:45 am: Welcome and registration

10:15 am: Katrina Mitcheson, University of West England (UK): The Possibilities and Limits in Nietzsche’s Concepts of Pregnancy

11:00 am: Mahon O’Brien, University of Sussex (UK): Nothing Against Natality

11:45 am: Andrea Wheeler, University of the State of Iowa (USA): Rethinking Heidegger’s Fourfold and Luce Irigaray’s Philosophy in To Be Born

12:30: Harry Bregazzi, University of Bristol (UK): Testimony against the whole – examining the limits of peace with Irigaray and Derrida

1:30 pm: Lunch

3:15 pm: Christos Hadjioannou, University College Dublin (Ireland): Invaginating Dasein: Rythm, Breathing and Sexuate Constitution

4:00 pm: Jennifer Carter, Stony Brook University (USA): How to lead a Child to Its Flowering (Further Steps)

Coffee Break

6:30 pm: Luce Irigaray, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France): How to Give Birth to a New Human Being

8:00 pm: Dinner

10 June:

9:45 am: Welcome and registration

10:15 am: Maria Fannin, University of Bristol (UK): What a Child Can Teach Us: Reflections on Education in Luce Irigaray’s To Be Born

11:00 am: Elspeth Mitchell, University of Leeds (UK): Gesture and Breath: Luce Irigaray’s To Be Born in the context of Film Studies and the audiovisual

11:45 am:  Andrew Bevan, University of Kingston (UK): Refounding Philosophy from Self-affection

12:30: Phyllis H. Kaminski, Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame (USA): Faithful to Life

1:30 pm: Lunch

This announcement is still incomplete and the timetable provisory. Researchers who have participated in a past seminar of Luce Irigaray for PhD students can propose to give a talk during this conference.