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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL ASSOCIATION MEETINGS
2016

Winter
2016
January 6-9, 2016 Washington, DC
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Spring
2016

March 30 - April 3, 2016
San Francisco, CA
Westin St. Francis

 

APA EASTERN DIVISION

JANUARY 6-9, 2016

 

Thursday, January 7

7:30-10:30pm

SESSION ONE: Transcendence and Film

Chair: David P. Nichols (Saginaw Valley State University)

Speakers:
Frèdèric Seyler (DePaul University)
"Pointing Towards Transcendence: When Film Becomes Art"

Robert Ribera (Boston University)
"Conquest of the Useless: Werner Herzog and the Quest for Transcendence"

John B. Brough (Georgetown University)
"La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc and the Cadence of Images"

Respondents:
Alina N. Feld (Hofstra University)
Alan M. Olson (Boston University)
K. Malcolm Richards (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts)

 

Friday, January 8

7:00pm – 10:00pm

SESSION TWO: Author meets Critics
“On Depression: Drugs, Diagnosis, and Despair in the Modern World”
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013)

Chair: David P. Nichols (Saginaw Valley State University)

Author: S. Nassir Ghaemi (Tufts Medical Center, Boston)

Critics: Casimero Cabrera Abreu (Queen's University Ontario, Canada)
Daniel Adsett (Marquette University)
Elena Bezzubova (University of California, Irvine)
Frederick Goodwin (The George Washington University Medical Center)
Alina Marin (Queen's University Ontario, Canada)

 

APA PACIFIC DIVISION ANNUAL MEETING (San Francisco, CA)

MARCH 30 - APRIL 3, 2016

Thursday, March 31

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - G6C

SESSION ONE: Transcendence and Film

Chair: David Nichols (Saginaw Valley State University)

Speakers:

Allan Casebier (University of Southern California)
A Transcendent Style in Cinema

Jason M. Wirth (Seattle University)
Earth and World: Malick's Badlands

Dylan James Trigg (University of Memphis)
The Dream of Anxiety in David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive

Herbert Golder (Boston University)
Transcendence and Tragedy in My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done?

Respondents:
Gerard Kuperus (University of San Francisco)
Thomas Leddy (San Jose State University)
Amanda Parris (University of San Francisco)
Martin Schwab (University of California, Irvine)

 

Saturday, April 2

6:00 - 9:00 pm, G10E

SESSION TWO: Author meets Critics
“America the Philosophical”
(Alfred A. Knopf 2012)

Chair: Stephen A. Erickson (Pomona College)

Author: Carlin Romano (Ursinus College)

Critics: Paul Croce (Stetson University, Florida)
John J. Kaag (University of Massachusetts, Lowell)
Jacquelyn Ann K. Kegley (California State University, Bakersfield)
Mary Varney Rorty (Stanford University)
Crispin Sartwell (Dickinson College)

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