September 26-27
DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Tentative Schedule

Friday, September 26

9:00am Welcome and Coffee

9:15-10:30 Presenter: Kurt Mertel, Queen’s University, “Gadamerian Themes in McDowell’s Recent Philosophy”
Commentator: TBA
Moderator: Jamey Findling, Newman University

10:45-12:00 Presenter: Robert Valgenti, Lebanon Valley College, “The Forgotten Lineage of Hermeneutics: Critique, Deduction, and Principle Formation”
Commentator: Andrea Rehberg, Bilkrent University
Moderator: Ted George, Texas A&M

12:00-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:30 Invited Speaker: Lawrence Schmidt, Hendrix College, “Critique: The Heart of Philosophical Hermeneutics”
Moderator: David Ingram, Loyola University

3:45-5:45 Keynote Address: Georgia Warnke, University of California, Riverside, “Hermeneutics and Critique”
Moderator: Lauren Swayne Barthold, Gordon College

6:00 Reception, DePaul Philosophy Department

Saturday, September 27

9:00am Coffee

9:15-10:30 Presenter: Nikolay Tugushev, Stony Brook, “Structuralism, Hermeneutics, and Translation: Performance of Sameness-in-Difference”
Commentator: TBA
Moderator: TBA

10:45-12:00 Presenter: Peter Fristedt, Stony Brook, “Gadamer and the Paradox of the Sache”
Commentator: Monica Vilhauer, Roanoke College
Moderator: Walter Brogan, Villanova University

12:00-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:15 Presenter: David Vessey, Grand Valley State University, “The Role of the Concept ‘Person’ in Gadamer’s Philosophical Hermeneutics”
Commentator: TBA
Moderator: Bruce Ellis Benson, Wheaton College

3:30- 5:00 Invited Speaker: Fred Dallmayr, University of Notre Dame, “Hermeneutics and Inter-Cultural Dialogue”
Moderator: David Pellauer, DePaul University

6:00 Banquet, Sun Wah Chinese BBQ, 1132 Argyle ($20.00/person)

A printable version of the schedule is available here.