Conference in London later this month

(lots of dundee people. hopefully we make our department look good!)

IMMANENCE AND MATERIALISM CONFERENCE

QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

23 June 2009

Registration for this event is now open: please contact Simon Choat
(s.j.choat@qmul.ac.uk) to register. Registration and attendance are
free.

Programme details below. All papers will take place in Room 3.28,
Francis Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus, Mile End Road, London.

PROGRAMME

9:00am  Registration

9:30am  Panel 1: Immanence, Transcendence, Ontology (Chair: Simon Choat)

Michael O’Neill Burns (University of Dundee): ‘The Life of
Materialism: Politics between Concept and Affect’

Brian Smith (University of Dundee): ‘Extending Badiou’s
Mathematical Materialism to Account for Real Change: Beyond the
Transcendence/Immanence Dichotomy’

Paul Rekret (Queen Mary, London): ‘Derrida, Foucault, Immanence,
Transcendence’

11:10am Tea Break

11:30am Panel 2: Marx, Materialism, Immanence (Chair: Alberto Toscano)

Nicole Pepperell (RMIT University, Melbourne): ‘What’s the Matter
with Marx? Notes on Marx’s Immanent Critique of Materialism’

Vidar Thorsteinsson (Reykjavik Academy): ‘Materialism’s Cognitive Edge’

Francesca Manning (CUNY): ‘Capital as Axiomatic within Spinoza’s
Communist Ontology’

1:10pm  Lunch Break

2:15pm  Panel 3: Philosophy, Politics, Praxis (Chair: James Williams)

Matteo Mandarini (Queen Mary, London): ‘The Fate of Politics’

Duncan Law: ‘Two Ontologies of Materialism: from Non-Philosophy to
Non Philosophy’

Michael Goddard (University of Salford): ‘Misrecognising
Immanence: Towards a Critique of the Anti-Deleuzian Strategies of
Badiou, Zizek and Hallward’

3.55pm  Tea Break

4:15pm  Keynote Address (Chair: Caroline Williams)

James Williams (University of Dundee)

Alberto Toscano (Goldsmiths, London): ‘Immanence Unframed:
Secularization, Enlightenment, Fanaticism’

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