“Phenomenology and its Futures” – Johannesburg 2013

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Conference Programme

Friday 29 March 2013

8:30-9:00 Registration Lounge, Madibeng Building, UJ Kingsway campus
9:00-9:10 Welcome Council Chambers, Madibeng Building, UJ Kingsway campus
9:10-10:00 Keynote Address 1

Professor Daniel Dahlstrom

Boston University

 

The Opening of the Future

 

Council Chambers, Madibeng Building, UJ Kingsway campus

 

Session Chair: Rafael Winkler

10:00-10:30 Tea: Lounge & Dining Room, Madibeng Building

 

10:30-11:15 Paper 1A

South African race relations and the embodied subject

 

Marianna Oelofsen

University of Fort Hare

 

Council Chambers

 

 

Session Chair:

Ernst Wolff

Paper 1B

Truth and the will to power in Heidegger and Nietzsche

 

Rafael Winkler

University Of Johannesburg

Conference Room D

 

Session Chair: Patrick Roney

 

Paper 1C

An integrated approach to exploring awe and wonder

 

Lauren Reinerman-Jones

University of Central Florida

Conference Room C

 

Session Chair:

Ewa Latecka

11:15-12:00 Paper 2A

The Ontology of the Racist relation and the Retreat of Race: deriving a new theory of race relations from Jean-Luc Nancy

 

Mark Kourie

University of Pretoria

Paper 2B

Heidegger and the Ambiguity of the source of Meaning

 

Charlotte Knowles

Birckbeck College, UK

(SKYPE PRESENTATION)

 

Paper 2C

Being versus Being-with? The ontological Presuppositions of Levinas and Nancy

 

 

Mark Kourie & Benda Hofmeyr University of Pretoria

 

12:00-13:00 Lunch: Lounge & Dining room, Madibeng Building

 

13:00-13:45 Paper 3A

Understanding Caste through the Levinasian Other

 

 

Sindhu Poudyal

IIT Bombay

Council Chambers

 

 

Session Chair:

Marianna Oelofsen

Paper 3B

Phenomenology and the problem of interpersonal understanding: Gallagher’s interaction theory as an alternative to simulation theory and to theory theory

 

Jessica Lerm

University of Cape Town/University of Western Cape

 

Conference Room D

 

Session Chair:

Lauren Reinerman-Jones

 

Paper 3C

A philosophical practice of emancipation

 

Helen Douglas

Philosophy in Practice, Cape Town

Conference Room C

 

Session Chair:

Louise du Toit

13:45-14:30 Paper 4A

Race, phenomenology and recognition

 

Michael Monahan

Marquette University

Paper 4B

Phenomenology and intercultural philosophy

 

Eveline Cioflec

UKZN

 

Paper 4C

World and Freedom: Heidegger’s metontological concept of Freedom

 

Stefan W. Schmidt

University of Wuppertal, Germany

14:30-15:00 Tea Lounge, Madibeng

 

15:00-16:00 Keynote Address 2

Professor Joanna Hodge

Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

 

Phenomenology in dispute: Levinas, Derrida, Nancy

 

Council Chambers, Madibeng Building, UJ Kingsway campus

 

 

Session Chair: Abraham Olivier

 

19:30 onwards Conference Dinner Venue TBA

 

Saturday 30 March 2013

8:30-9:00 Registration Lounge, Madibeng
9:00-9:10 Welcome Council Chambers
9:10-10:10 Keynote Address 3

 

Professor Dermot Moran

University College Dublin

 

Title ‘There is no Brute World, only an Elaborated World’: Merleau-Ponty on the Intersubjective Constitution of the World

Council Chambers, Madibeng Building, UJ Kingsway campus

 

Session Chair: Rafael Winkler

10:10-10:30 Tea: Lounge, Madibeng
10:30-11:15 Paper 5A

A unique way of Being: Music and Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology of Perception

 

Marc Duby

UNISA

 

 

Council Chambers

 

 

Session Chair: Sindhu Poudyal

 

Paper 5B

Responsibility between struggle and peace. Is The Course of Recognition Ricoeur’s last appropriation of Weber’s notion of political responsibility?

 

Ernst Wolff

University of Pretoria

Conference Room D

 

Session Chair:

Vaughn Fayle

 

Paper 5C

The manner of appearing of space: The phenomenological approach to site-specific art

 

Regina-Nino Kurg

University of Tallinn, Estonia

 

 

Conference Room C

 

Session Chair:

Michael Monahan

 

11:15-12:00 Paper 6A

Sounds from the Future

 

 

Rudi van Rensburg

University of Pretoria

 

 

Paper 6B

Towards a phenomenology of justice

 

 

Fiona Tomkinson

Yeditepe University, Istanbul

Paper 6C

Techno-Phenomenology: Martin Heidegger and Bruno Latour on how phenomena come to presence

 

Arianne Conty

American University of Sharjah, UAE

12:00-13:00 Lunch: Lounge and Dining room, Madibeng Building

 

13:00-13:45 Paper 7A

Phenomenology in South Africa?

 

Abraham Olivier

University of Fort Hare

Council Chambers

 

 

Session Chair: Fiona Tomkinson

Paper 7B

Klein, Lacan and the case of ‘Little Dick’

 

Wikus van der Merwe

 

Conference Room D

 

Session Chair: Marc Duby

 

Paper 7C

Embodied Prisons (objects of desire)

 

Ashmin Singh

University of Zululand

Conference Room C

 

Session Chair:

Arianne Conty

 

13:45-14:30 Paper 8A

Institutionalized corporeality: Merleau-Ponty and the challenges of a phenomenology of flexible corporeality in Africa

 

Vaughn Fayle

Gregorian University, Italy

 

Paper 8B

‘Another fine mess’ in the realism of language studies. Reflexes, rules or…a speaking body?

 

Ewa Latecka

University of Zululand

 

 

Paper 8C

The Outside of Phenomenology: Jean-Luc Nancy on World and Sense

 

Patrick Roney

Koҫ University, Istanbul

 

14:30-15:00 Tea Lounge, Madibeng
15:00-15:45 Paper 9A

The impact of contemporary feminist phenomenology on human rights discourse

 

Louise du Toit

Stellenbosch University

Council Chambers

 

Session Chair:

Anne Verhoef

Paper 9B

The Value Universe of the Person: Scheler’s Personalism as a contribution to contemporary analytic discussions in Value Ethics

 

Susan Gottlöber, National University of Ireland, Maynooth

Conference Room D

 

Session Chair:

Mark Kourie

Paper 9C

Jean Baudrillard’s Ambience

 

Vanessa Freerks

University of Pretoria

 

Conference Room C

 

Session Chair:

Rudi van Rensburg

15:45-16:00 Convenience Break  
16:00-17:00 Setting up a Centre for Phenomenology in Africa (roundtable discussion) Council Chambers

 

Sunday 31 March 2013

9:00-9:20 Registration Lounge, Madibeng
9:20-9:30 Housekeeping Notices Council Chambers
9:30-10:30 Keynote Address 4

 

Professor Lester Embree

Florida Atlantic University

Welcome to the Tradition

 

Council Chambers, Madibeng Building, UJ Kingsway campus

 

 

Session Chair: Abraham Olivier

10:30-10:45 Tea Lounge, Madibeng
10:45-11:30 Paper 10A

The relevance of Phenomenological ontology to the problem of modernity

 

Frank Chouraqui

Koҫ University,

Istanbul

Council Chambers

 

 

Session Chair:

Yenonatan Alsheh

Paper 10B

Other Minds and Disjunctivism about Behaviour

 

Soren Overgaard

University of Copenhagen

 

Conference Room D

 

Session Chair: Eveline Cioflec

 

Paper 10C

Possible aporias in Ricoeur’s concept of time

 

Anne Verhoef

North-West University, Potchefstroom

Conference Room C

 

Session Chair: Vanessa Freerks

 

11:30-12:15 Paper 11A

 

Schizophrenia as indicative of the intentional attachment of consciousness: A phenomenological perspective on human psychotherapeutic intersubjective modality

 

Z. Maphanga

University of Zululand

Paper 11B

Niklas Luhmann: Applying Phenomenology to Non-conscious systems

 

Yehonatan Alsheh

University of the Free State

Paper 11C

Phenomenology, Psychotherapy and the quest for intersubjectivity

Archana Barua

IIT Guwahati, India

12:15-12:30 Farewell Lounge, Madibeng