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Deleuze and Literature Conference Schedule

Day 1: March 20th 2006


Registration: 09.00 - 10.00 (Maths Building)

Plenary 1 - 10.00 - 12.00 

Mary Bryden (Cardiff) – Deleuze and T. E. Lawrence: The Productivity of Shame

Antony Uhlmann (Sydney) – Deleuze's 'Image of Thought' and Literature

Chair: Darren Ambrose 


Lunch - 12.00 - 13.30 


Parallel Sessions - 13.30 - 15.30


Garin Dowd (Thames Valley) – Percept and Affect in Melville’s ‘Pierre, or The Ambiguities’

Leyla Ercan (Nuremberg) – Mattermorphoses: Gilles Deleuze and the Microphysics of PostHuman Agency in Herman Melville’s Works

Irving Goh (Singapore) – From Chuang Tzu to Deleuze: Writing, Becoming-Animal, and Disappearing

Chair: Eileen John


Anna Hickey-Moody (Monash) - Creative Pedagogy and its Media: Literature, Sound & Movement

Matthew Hammond (Exeter) – Expecting the Event: Dickens and Deleuze

Michael Goddard (Lodz) – The Series, Chaosmosis and Virtual Resonance: Deleuze’s Encounter with Gombrowicz

Chair: Scott Revers

Coffee Break - 15.30 - 16.00 


Plenary 2 - 16.00 - 18.00 

Dan Smith (Purdue) – Deleuze and the Philosophical Uses of Literature

Miguel de Bestegui (Warwick) – Madness and Jouissance in ‘À la recherche du temps perdu'

Chair: Siobhan McKeown

Day 2: March 21st 2005


Plenary 3 - 10.00 - 12.00 

David Musselwhite (Essex) - Deleuze and Guattari go to Wessex

Jeff Wallace (Glamorgan) – D.H. Lawrence among the Machines

Chair: Darren Ambrose


Lunch 12.00 - 13.30 


Parallel Sessions - 1330 - 1530 


Darren Ambrose (Warwick) - Deleuze, Murakami and the Literary Affect

Patricia MacCormack (Anglia Ruskin) – Deleuze and the Daemonic Fold: Lovecraft’s Baroque Becomings 

Aislinn O’Donnell (UCD) – Compassion, Love and Democracy: Deleuze, Whitman and Arendt

Chair: Siobhan McKeown


Anneleen Masschelein (Leuven) – Deleuze & Guattari and D.H. Lawrence’s Epistemology of Affect and Percept

Eleanor Kaufman (California) – Bataille, Klossowski and Analogy

Jon Roffe (Tasmania) – The Secret Law of Literature: The Literary Idea in Maurice Blanchot’s ‘L’arret de mort'

Chair: Tom Greaves


Simon O’Sullivan (Goldsmiths) – Traitor Prophets: Mythopoesis and the Programmatic Character of Literature vs ‘Stuttering and Stammering’ and the ‘Affective-Event’

Ohad Zehavi – What is a Logical Novel? The Import of Literature to Deleuze’s Philosophy

Bruce Baugh (Thompson Rivers) – Let’s Get Lost – From the Death of the Author to the Disappearance of the Reader: A Deleuzian Analysis

Chair: Henry Somers-Hall

Coffee Break - 15.30 - 16.00 


Plenary 4 - 16.00 - 17.00

James Williams (Dundee) – Deleuze, Péguy and the Event in Literature

Chair: John Protevi




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