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The State He's In - Political Philosophy and the Figural

A conference with Adriana Cavarero on her book Stately Bodies: Literature, Philosophy & the Question of Gender

organised by the Centre for Philosophy and Literature
University of Warwick

Wednesday 19 May 2004
R0.03/4 (Ramphal Building)


9.00-10.00: Registration and Coffee

9.30-9.45: Christine Battersby (Warwick): Welcome & Introduction

9.45-10.45: Kimberly Hutching (LSE): Time and Gender in the Body Politic

10.45-11.00: Coffee

11.00-12.00: Janice Richardson (Leicester): Elizabethan 'Spinning' and Penelope's Weaving: The Political, the Common Law and Stately Bodies

12.00-1.00: Alison Stone (Lancaster): Antigone in Cavarero and Hölderlin

1.00-2.00: Lunch break

2.00-3.00: Rachel Jones (Dundee): Marks upon the Snow: Reconfiguring the Political with Arendt and Cavarero

3.00-4.00: Liz Mitchell (Christ Church, Canterbury): The Forgotten Mother

4.00-4.20: Coffee

4.20-5.30: Adriana Cavarero (Verona): The Suicidal Female Body

5.30-6.00: Round Table (Chair: Christine Battersby)

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A conference registration form is available here

Registration fee: waged £15 Warwick staff £10 unwaged £7 Warwick student £5