19th Jun 2017 - 21st Jun 2017
Adriana Cavarero has been at the forefront of continental feminist philosophy for the past four decades. She works at the interstices of sexual difference theory, post-structuralism, political philosophy, literature and classical thought. Her books have addressed a range of themes, including feminist political philosophy narrativity, the voice and vocality and contemporary forms of violence. Common to all of Cavarero’s work is a concern with uniqueness, an insistence on the vulnerability of the human condition and a careful critique of western metaphysics.
We welcome papers which explore these and other themes arising out of Caverero's work, as well as her interlocutors Judith Butler and Bonnie Honig. Topics may included, but were not limited to:
This conference also marked the publication of her most recent text Inclinations: A Critique of Rectitude (Stanford University Press, 2016).