Today is Day Two of the German Idealism: Legacies and Controversies conference here at the University of Ottawa. For more information, the full schedule is here, a synopsis of my plenary address is here, and a short post about Day One is here.
The remaining portion of today's schedule, concluding with a keynote address by Iain Macdonald (Université de Montréal), entitled "How Soon is Now? Hegel’s Futures", is copied below:
Location: Arts Building (70 Laurier Av. Est.) Room 509 (5th Floor)
14:00-15:00 Matthias Peter Lorenz (Université de Montréal—on exchange from
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität of Munich)—Hegelian Marxism and
Negative Dialectics: A Comparison of Lukács' and Adorno's Dialectical
Approaches in Relation to their Hegelian Heritage
15:00-16:00 Claire Pagès (ATER, Université Nancy 2—Archives Poincaré)—
Le principe d’historicité : de Hegel à Herder
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break/Pause café
16:30-18:00 Keynote Speaker: Iain Macdonald (Université de Montréal)—
How Soon is Now? Hegel’s Futures
And, finally, The Smiths:
While I doubt Hegel is "the son and the heir of a shyness that is criminally vulgar," he might give a new twist to being "the son and heir of nothing in particular."