2008 Meeting

Second Annual Meeting of the Hannah Arendt Circle

Hosted by

The Departments of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Emory University

March 28-30, 2008

Friday, March 28

6:00-8:00 pm: Opening Reception at Holiday Inn Decatur

Saturday, March 29

Location: Emory's campus, Dobbs University Center, Room 362E;

9:00-10:45 am: Arendt and the Ancients

Chair: Stephen Schulman, Philosophy, Elon University

Adriel M. Trott

Villanova University

Annelies Degryse


Centre for Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

Fanny Söderbäck

The New School for Social Research

11:00 am-12:10 pm: Disruptions and Discords

Chair: Adrian Switzer, Philosophy, Emory University

Naïma Hachad

Emory University

Vasti Roodt

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

1:30- 3:15 pm: Arendt Applied

Chair: Karin Fry, Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Steven's Point

Michal Biletzki

Boston University

V.Denise James

Emory University

Annika Thiem

Villanova University

330-4:40 pm: Arendt and the Public Realm

Chair: Scott Branson, Comp Lit, Emory University

David Marshall

Kettering University

Irene McMullin

University of Arkansas

4:50-5:30 pm: Business Meeting

Sunday, March 30

Location: Swanton Room at the Holiday Inn Decatur

9:30-10:40 am: On Natality

Chair: Anne O'Byrne, Philosophy, Stony Brook University

Samir Haddad

Fordham University

Matthew Burch

Rice University

10:50 am-12:00 pm: Democracy and Pluralism

Chair: Kathryn Gines, Philosophy, Vanderbilt University

Joshua A. Miller

Pennsylvania State University

Michael Harbour

Vanderbilt University