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2023 Annual Meeting of NASPH (click here for program)
Location: Aloft Hotel (2359 Banff Trail NW, Calgary, AB)
Thursday, Sept. 21
2:00-2:10 Welcome | Carolyn Culbertson (President) and Nancy Moules (Host)
2:15-3:15 “Hermeneutics and Anti-Hermeneutics in Our Time” (paper) | Alexander Crist
3:30-4:45 “Hermeneutics’ Neglected Traditions” (paper) | David Vessey
5:00-6:00 Antoine Pageau-St-Hilaire
Friday, Sept. 22
9:00-10:00 “Poetry and Promise” | Brady DeHoust
10:15-11:45 Panel: “Healthcare and Humanities – Interpretation and Multiplicity” | Theodore George, Martina Kelly, and Graham McCaffrey
12:00-1:00 “Between Speech and Text: On Writing a Draft” (paper) | Karen Davis
1:05-2:50 Lunch Break
2:50-4:05 “The Ethical Aspect of Interpretation as Re-enactment in Husserl and Gadamer” | Pol Vandevelde
4:15-5:45 “A Hermeneutics of Life? The Absence of De Anima in Heidegger’s Book Project on Aristotle” (paper) | Francisco Gonzalez
7:00 Banquet at Vendome (940 2 Ave NW, Calgary)
Saturday, Sept. 23
9:15-10:15 “Rereading Nietzsche with Philosophical Hermeneutics” (paper) | Christopher Myers
10:30-12:00 Book Panel: Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Priority of Questions in
Religions | Tinu Ruparell and Kendall Marchman (Respondents) | Nathan Eric Dickman (Author)
12:05-2:00 Lunch Break
2:00-2:30 Business Meeting
2:30-3:30 “Fear, Imagination, and Judgment in Hans Jonas and Aristotle” (paper) | Magnus Ferguson
3:45-5:00 “Gabriel Marcel and the Sense of Mystery” (paper) | Paul Fairfield
The conference this year will be hosted by the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada from Sept. 21-23, 2023. The program can be found here. To register for the conference, click here.
Both the conference proceedings and lodging will be at the Aloft Hotel Calgary (~25min drive from airport).
Rooms have been reserved for conference participants at a rate of 139 CAD. To get that rate reservations must be made by Monday, Aug. 21. Additional lodging details can be found here.
On October 12, 2023 (9:00-11:45am), NASPH will host a SPEP Satellite Session. The topic of the session is “Making Room for Affect and Affective Labor in Hermeneutics.” There will be three papers, followed by discussion:
- Karen Davis (Lewis University), “Interpreting Pain: The Chronic and the Kairotic”
- Miriam Ambrosino (Stony Brook), “A Preliminary Approach to ‘A Hermeneutic Politics of Emotion”
- Ellie Anderson (Pomona College), “Hermeneutic Labor in Sexual Experience”
The CFP for the 2023 NASPH Annual Meeting can be found here. This year’s conference will be held September 21-23 at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. The deadline for submissions is July 1.
The program will feature a keynote address by Dr. Francisco Gonzalez (Professor of Philosophy at the University of Ottawa), as well as two book panels: one on Dr. Nathan Dickman’s Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Priority of Questions in Religions, another led by Dr. Ted George and Dr. Graham McCaffrey on “Humanities and Health Care: An Evolving Relationship.”
There is a comprehensive bibliography of Gadamer’s works and their English translations on the Hermeneutical Movements website. That bibliography has just been updated to include excellent translations recently done by Pol Vandevelde and Arun Iyer (vol. I, vol. II).