Academics

Workshop Schedule

Friday October 25th

6 PM – 8 PM Informal cocktail reception in honor of workshop speakers

Saturday October 26th

8:45 AM Light breakfast and registration at workshop site
9:30 AM Welcome and introductions
9:40 AM Paper I Barry Smith (Juliet Floyd)
Towards Emerging Media Science
10:45 AM Coffee break
11:00 AM Paper II Gordon Graham (Eric Sanday)
Philosophy of technology and the philosophy of emerging media
Noon Luncheon
1:00 PM Paper III John Haldane (Victor Kestenbaum)
Media, emergence and the analogy of art: Some philosophical reflections
2:00 PM Pause
2:10 PM Paper IV Peter Simons (John Grey)
Media and their emergence: The ontology
3:10 PM Coffee break
3:30 PM Paper V David Ramsay Steele (James E. Katz)
Will new media create a collective mind?
4:00 PM Rest, informal conversation, and optional video interviews
6:30 PM Meet in Olmsted Conference room for dinner

Sunday, October 27th

8:45 AM Light breakfast at workshop site
9:15 AM Paper VI Maurizio Ferraris (David Roochnik)
The emergence of writing
10:15 AM Coffee break
10:30 AM Paper VII Lars Lundsten (Barry Smith)
Fuzzy social institutions and fuzzy agency
11:30 AM Discussion of cross-cutting themes, conclusions, and areas for further analysis
Noon Farewell luncheon
1 PM Adjournment

Sponsored by Boston University’s Division of Emerging Media Studies
Organized by James E Katz, Feld Family Professor of Emerging Media, College of Communication
In cooperation with Prof. Juliet Floyd and the Department of Philosophy, Boston University
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