2018 Conference Schedule

All events will be held in the Hall of Graduate Studies (320 York St.), Room 211

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Friday May 11, 2018

9:45  Breakfast

10:00  Welcome remarks (Karuna Mantena)

10:15-12:30  Word
Chair: Bryan Garsten
Rob Goodman, “Say Everything: Frank Speech and the Characters of Style in Demosthenes”
Torrey Shanks, “Improperty: Repairing a Silence in the Language of Political Theory”
Yves Winter, “What is a Political Imaginary?”
Discussants: Elizabeth Wingrove, Giulia Oskian

12:30-1:45  Lunch

1:45-3:30 Plenary I
Chair: Jason Frank
Stefan Jonsson, “The Aesthetic Dimensions of Contemporary Protest”
Discussants: Erin Pineda, Bernard Harcourt

3:30-4:00  Coffee Break

4:00-4:15 Spitz Prize: Wendy Brown, Undoing the Demos

4:15-5:45  Institutions
Chair: Seyla Benhabib
Robyn Marasco, “Rethinking Authority and the Family: A Feminist Perspective”
Sandipto Dasgupta, “Imagination, Promise, and Text: Three Modes of Constitutional Politics in India”
Discussant: Lisa Disch

Saturday May 12, 2018

10:00  Breakfast

10:15-12:30 Image
Chair: Karuna Mantena
Peter Meyers, “Word/Image and the Rhetorical Situation of Political Theory”
Aaron Tugendhaft, “Ibrahim’s Regime without Images”
Nicholas Xenos, “Patriotic Imaginaries”
Discussants: Joshua Dienstag

12:30-1:45  Lunch

1:45-3:30 Plenary II
Chair: Jill Frank
Lawrie Balfour, “Taking Responsibility, Winning Freedom: The Political Arts of Toni Morrison’s Fiction”
Discussants: Shatema Threadcraft, Melvin Rogers

3:30-4:00  Coffee break

4:00-5:30 Mediation
Chair: Adom Getachew
Davide Panagia, “Towards a Political Ontology of the Dispositif (or Foucault’s Modernism)”
Ashley Gorham, “Anonymous’s Glory”
Discussant: Andreas Kalyvas

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