Whitehead
and the Problems of
Thought, Language, and Culture
rethinking

Schedule

Thursday, December 4

3:30-4:00TOUR (optional)
Center for Process Studies (meet at hotel lobby at 3:15)
5:30-6:00OPENING WELCOME
6:00-6:30Wine Reception
6:30-7:30PUBLIC LECTURE
Steven Shaviro, “Whitehead on Causality and Perception”
7:30Dinner
(for presenters)

Friday, December 5

8:30-9:00Light Breakfast
(for conference presenters and paid registrants)
9:00-10:30DOUBLE LECTURE
Roland Faber, “Uniting Earth to the Blue of Heaven Above: Strange Attractors in Whitehead's Symbolism”
Jeffrey Bell, “Thought, Symbols, and Concepts”
10:30-11:00Break
11:00-12:30DOUBLE LECTURE
Sheri Kling, “Avoiding a Fatal Error: Extending Whitehead’s Symbolism Beyond Language”
Adam Nocek, “On Symbols and Propositions”
12:30-2:00Lunch
(conference presenters and paid registrants)
2:00-3:30DOUBLE LECTURE
Keith Robinson, “Originary Symbolism: Whitehead, Deleuze and the Process View on Perception”
Luke Higgins, “Symbols that Invoke Symbol-Making: Whitehead and Bergson on Ecological Culture and Creative Emotion”
3:30-4:00Break
4:00-5:30DOUBLE LECTURE
Beatrice Marovich, “Fleeting Saviors: Creatures & Whitehead’s Symbolization of Value”
Hyo-Dong Lee, “Ren and Causal Efficacy: Confucians and Whitehead on the Social Role of Symbolism”
5:30-6:30Break
6:30-7:30PUBLIC LECTURE
Steven Meyer, “Guide Signs: Whitehead on Multimodal Perception and Empson on Types of Ambiguity”
7:30Dinner
(for presenters)

Saturday, December 6

8:30-9:00Light Breakfast
(for conference presenters and paid registrants)
9:00-10:30DOUBLE LECTURE
Catherine Keller, “The Apocalypse of Climate: Symbols, Facts and Presenting Immediacies”
Michael Halewood, “The Inhumanity of Symbolism”
10:30-11:00Break
11:00-12:00FINAL THOUGHTS
Jeffrey Bell (Moderator)
12:00Lunch
(for conference presenters and paid registrants)