Thursday, March 5, 2015

Anti-Humanism and Public Ethics Program

Something that Matt and I will be participating in next week:

Thursday, March 12th

09:30 – 10:00            Registration / Coffee
10:00 – 10:05            Welcome, by Chantal Beauvais, Rector of Saint Paul University
10:05 – 11:05            Marc De Kesel (Saint Paul University):
Between Sade and Labre: Modernity’s Impossible Humanism
                                    Respondent: Andrew Pump (University of Ottawa)
11:05 – 11:15            Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15            Hélène Tessier (Saint Paul University):
Humanisme et Démocratie: le rationalisme esthétique de Thomas Mann 
Respondent: Anna Djintcharadze (Dominican University College)
12:15 – 13:30             Lunch


13:30 – 14:30             Jean-Pierre Couture (University of Ottawa):
Le posthumanisme de Peter Sloterdijk: du berger génétique à l’athlète anthropotechnique
                                    Respondent: Marc De Kesel (Saint Paul University)
14:30 – 15:30            Mark Salter (University of Ottawa):
Global Ethics: Sovereignty and New Materialism
                                    Respondent: Michael Hijazi (Saint Paul University)
15:30 – 15:45            Coffee Break  
15:45 – 16:45            Devin Z. Shaw, (University of Ottawa and Carleton University):
Curmudgeonly Humanism: From Sartre to Vonnegut
                                    Respondent: Matthew R. McLennan (Saint Paul University)

18.00                           Conference Dinner       

Friday, March 13th


10:00 – 11:00            Christopher Sauder (Dominican University College):
De l’existence à la logique : le système hégélien et les origines de l’antihumanisme français
                                    Respondent: Joshua Lalonde (University of Ottawa)
11:00 – 11:15            Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:15            Deniz Guvenc (Carleton University):
Locating Anti-Humanism within Contemporary Anarchism
                                    Respondent: Martin Samson (Saint Paul University)
12:15 – 13:15            Erica Harris (McGill University):
Ethics of Transgression: The Perverse Human Condition and Anti-pornography Legislation
                                    Respondent: Iva Apostolova (Dominican University College)
13:15 – 14:00            Lunch


14:00 – 15:00             Geraldine Finn (Carleton University):
Of all Things Man is the Measure: It is no longer, but it is still a Science of Man
            Respondent: Naomi Goldenberg (University of Ottawa)
15:00 – 15:15              Coffee Break
15:15 – 16:15             Matthew R. McLennan (Saint Paul University):
Medical Humanism: Putting the Ghost into Language
            Respondent: Monique Lanoix (Saint Paul University)
16:15 –16:30               Closing Remarks by Sophie Cloutier (Director of Public Ethics, Saint Paul University)
16:30 – 17:00              Closing Discussion

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