Programme: Saturday, June 7th 2008

 

10:00–10:30          

Tea / Coffee

 

10:30 –12:00

Session 4
Embodied Ethics

Chair: Dermot Moran, UCD Philosophy  

 

Name

Institutional Affiliation

Talk Title

Mette Lebech

National University of
Ireland, Maynooth
Stein's Phenomenology of the Body: The Construction of the Human Being Between Description of Experience and Social Construction

Eva Maria Korsisaari

University of Helsinki,
Finland

The Touch of the Caress: Luce Irigaray and Eugene Guillevic on Love, Intercorporeality and Ethics

Hugh Cummins

University College Dublin

The Ontological Body and the Ethical Body: Levinas's Reading of Merleau-Ponty
12:00 – 1:00

LUNCH

Catered by Insomnia Café

 

1:00 – 2:30

Session 5
Gender and Feminism
Chair: Prof. Gail Weiss, George Washington University
                                   

Name

Institutional Affiliation

Talk Title

Ann Cahill

Elon University, USA

Feeling Bodies: Material Intersubjectivity
and the Problem of Objectification

Marta Diaz

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK

Islamic Journeys of the Soul expressed in European Female Bodies: Religious Conversion as Bodily Enactments

Lanei Rodemeyer

Duquesne University, USA From the Diaries of Lou Sullivan: Intersubjective Discourse and the Intersection of Embodiment

2:30 – 3:00

Tea / Coffee Break

 

3:00 – 4:00

Keynote Speaker
Prof. Gail Weiss, George Washington University

“Intertwined Identities: Challenges to Bodily Autonomy”
Chair: Prof. Stephen Mennell, UCD Sociology

 

4:00

Closing Remarks
Dr. Tim Mooney, UCD Philosophy

8:30

Dinner

Courtyard Restaurant, Donnybrook