Weil and Arendt Conference: "The Self and the Selfless"

Start Date
Friday April 16, 2021
End Date
Sunday April 18, 2021
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Queen's University, Zoom

This virtual conference, "The Self and the Selfless" brings together academics from across the globe, posing questions around the philosophical thought of Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil. Featuring international leading Weil and Arendt scholars, the conference focuses on how these thinkers can assist us in navigating our own "Dark Times." The conference schedule is available here.

The talks are all posted on the website and the conference itself will involve panel discussions around the talks, so it is recommended but not required that all registered participants pre-view the talks. Registration ends Friday April 9, 2021. Pease visit the website and click on the registration tab to sign up.

This conference is organized by Kathryn Lawson (Queen's University) and Joshua Livingstone (Queen's University). 

The conference will hear plenary addresses from:

  • Lissa McCullough (California State University Dominguez Hills) on Weil
  • Elvira Roncalli (Carroll College) on Arendt
  • Marie Cabaud Meaney (International Theological Institute in Trumau, Austria) on Weil and Arendt

It will feature:

  • Antonio Calcagno (King’s University College at Western University)
  • Benjamin Davis (University of Toronto)
  • Diane Enns (Ryerson University)
  • Alzbeta Hajkova (Purdue University)
  • Marina Lademacher (University of Sussex)
  • Paolo Monti (Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca)
  • Rose Owen (University of Chicago)
  • Silvia Panizza (University College Dublin)
  • Ian Rhoad (American University)
  • Scott Ritner (Temple University)
  • Maria Robaszkiewicz (Paderborn University)
  • Ilya Shodjaee-Zrudlo (McGill University)
  • Tom Sojer (University of Erfurt)
  • Sam Sokolsky-Tifft (Purdue University)
  • Christopher Thomas (Manchester Metropolitan University)
  • Philip Wilson (University of East Anglia)

Weil and Arendt Conference: "The Self and the Selfless" (Website)