25th and 26th April 2008
Friday, April 25th

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Maureen Melnyk, DePaul University
"Scattered into the Many: The Dispersion of Factical Life in Heidegger's Reading of Augustine"

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Ingo Farin, University of Tasmania
“The Neo-Kantians and Heidegger on History”

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m.
Robert Wood, University of Dallas
"The Play of the Fourfold: Heidegger and Plato"

12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (on site)

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Dan Dahlstrom, Boston University
“The Truth of Philosophy’s History: Heidegger’s Contribution”

3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Luanne Frank, University of Texas at Arlington
"A Page from the Possible Pre-History of Being and Time: Hamann and Herder"

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Rod Coltman, Collin College
“Gadamer’s Voices: Speaking of/as Heidegger”

7:00 p.m.
Dinner at “I Fratelli”
(transportation from UD to the restaurant will be available for those who require it)

  Saturday, April 26th

9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Michael Bowler, Michigan Tech
“Dreyfus on Heidegger: Dasein, Disclosure, and World”

10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Lauren Freeman, Boston University
“Hegel’s Legacy: A Heideggerian Account of Recognition”

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Dale Wilkerson, University of North Texas
“Behold the Man: Heidegger’s Historical Reflections in the ‘Nietzsche’s Word’ Essay”

12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Lunch (on site)

1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Will McNeill, DePaul University
“The Descent of Philosophy and the Thinking to Come: On the Radicality and Legacy of Heidegger’s Phenomenology”

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Holger Zaborowski, Catholic University of America
“A Metaphysics of Human Freedom: Heidegger on Schiller’s Letters on the Aesthetic
Education of Man”

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Panel Presentation on Heidegger and Materialism

Jeffrey Gower, Villanova University
“Between Sovereign Power and Pure Potentiality: Agamben’s Appropriation of Heidegger”

Alexi Kukuljevic, Villanova University
“Is Heidegger an Aleatory Materialist?”

Sid Littlefield, Georgia College and State University
“Lucretius Contra Heidegger: Toward a Non-Tragic Thought”

6:00 p.m.
Banquet and Cash Bar (on site)