27.5.10

Beckett, Blanchot, Philosophy

A day conference
Beckett, Blanchot and Philosophy Day Conference University of Sussex June 2010
Design: Rhys Tranter

Beckett, Blanchot and Philosophy
Day Conference
University of Sussex
Arts B 155,

4th June 2010

1st Session: 1.00 - 2:25
Chair: Dr. Katerina Deligiorgi.
Student Beckett papers: 20 minute papers, 10 minute discussion.

1.00 – 1.20 - David Tucker - 'a far seeing man [...] in shocking disorder': Arnold Geulincx in Suite / La Fin / The End.’
1.20 – 1.30 plenary discussion.
1.30 - 1.50 - Silvia Panizza ‘Beckett, Coetzee & Silence’.
1.50 - 2.00 plenary discussion.
2.00 - 2.20 - Steve Watts - ‘Reading Endgame: Adorno, Thinking & Modernity/Modernism.’
2.20 – 2.30 plenary discussion.

[5 minute break.]

2nd Session: 2:35 – 3.50.
Chair: Dr. Keston Sutherland.
Keynote paper: Dr. Derval Tubridy, ‘Keeping Company with Beckett & Blanchot’.
Respondent: Professor Peter Boxall.

[10 minute break.]

Chair: Dr. Adrianna Bontea.
4.00 – 5.00 Student Blanchot papers: 20 minuet papers, 10 minute discussion.
4.00 – 4.20 - Tom Allen - 'Blanchot, Levinas and the Presence of Beaurocracy.'
4.20 – 4.30 plenary discussion.
4.30 – 4.50 - Simon Bull – ‘What is Human About the Excessive?’ [Bataille & Blanchot].
4.50 – 5.50 plenary discussion.

[5 minute break]

5.05– 6.20
Chair: Dr. Adriana Bontea.
Keynote paper: Professor Leslie Hill, ‘The Disappearance of Literature’.
Respondent: Dr. Paul Davies.

Conference Dinner: 7:00 – 9:30.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Steve Watt in advance at the following email address: steve_hotdog@hotmail.com.

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