Herbert Marcuse
Herbert Marcuse
Newsevents ยป 2007

2007 Conference "Critique and Liberation in the Work of Herbert Marcuse"

St Joseph's University St. Joseph's University

Saint Joseph's University,
Philadelphia, PA
Nov. 8-10, 2007

program on the News & Events Page
of the Official Herbert Marcuse website,
created Nov. 8, 2007


all events in McShane Hall, 5th floor

Thursday, November 8, 2007

  • 9:00am: Arnold L. Farr, Opening remarks
  • 9:15am-10:00am: Mikko Tikkanen, "Herbert Marcuse and Karl Popper's Open Society"
  • 10:00am-10:45am: Andrew Payne, St. Joseph's University:
    "Marcuse and Habermas on Immanent Critique"
  • 11:00am-11:45am: Andrew Feenberg, Simon Fraser University: "Meaning, Being and Technology in Heidegger and Marcuse"
  • 12:00-1:30: Lunch
  • 1:30-1:45: Dr. Paul DeVito, Vice Provost SJU: Welcome
  • 1: 45-2:30: Peter Marcuse, Columbia University: Commemorative Address
  • 2: 45-3:30: Charles Reitz, Kansas Community College:
    "Herbert Marcuse and the New Culture Wars: Campus Codes, Hate Speech, and the Critique of Pure Tolerance"
  • 3:45-4:30: Irving Kurki, "Marcuse and the Art of Liberation"
  • 5:30-6:00: Business Meeting

Friday, November 9, 2007

  • 9:00-9:45: Izabella Ghita, University of Bucharest:
    "Eroti(ci)zing Society: Some Psychoanalytical Dilemmas in Herbert Marcuse's Theory of Liberation"
  • 10:00-10:45: Jim Block, DePaul University:
    "The (Psycho)politics of Plentitude: From Liberalism's (Libidinal) Scarcity to Marcuse's Abundant Eros"
  • 11:00-11:45 Arnold L. Farr, St. Joseph's University:
    "Reading Marcuse's Eros and Civilization as a Phenomenological Reduction and Liberating Critique of the Paralysis of Western Philosophy"
  • 12:15-2:15: Luncheon
  • 2:30- 3:15: Mark Cobb, Warren Wilson College:
    "By Chance Romance, Surreal Rendezvous: Eros, Surrealism, and the Great Refusal"
  • 3:30-4:15: Lauren Langman, Loyola University of Chicago:
    "From the Great Refusal to the Great Fuck You: Billingsgate as Simulated Resistance"
  • 4:30-5:15: Robert Kirch, Virginia Tech, "Aesthetic Liberation"
  • 6:00: Dinner

Saturday, November 10, 2007

  • 9:00-9:45: Russell Rockwell, Fordham University:
    "Marcuse on Marx's Capital and Post-Capitalist Society"
  • 10:00-10:45 Isis Leslie, Texas Tech University:
    "Re-Reading One-Dimensionality: The Collapse of Critique, The Distorted Romantic Aesthetic, and The Death Instinct in Contemporary US Sociopolitical Life and Culture"
  • 11:00-11:45 Saby Ghoshray, Independent Scholar:
    "Using A Marcusean Framework to Understand Symmetry, One-Dimensionality, and Aggressiveness in Contemporary Society"
  • 12:00-12:45 Aydan Turanli, Istanbul Technical University:
    "Language as a Means of Transforming Vision"
  • 12:45-2:00: Lunch
  • 2:00-2:45: Uri Ram, The New School for Social Research:
    "Marxism After Post-modernism"
  • 3:00-4:00: Student Presentations
  • 4:15-5:15: Students Presentations
  • 5:30-8:00: Reception and Dinner sponsored by SJU
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