Invited Presentations

▫  “Deforming the Malformed: Physical and Mental Space in Descartes
   Copia and Copiousness: Circuitous Articulations that Matter
   Sophistication Conference #3
   Technische Universität Wien, November 14-16, 2019

▫  “Primogeniture in Leviathan and the Shift from Sovereignty to Governmentality”
   The Political Thought of Hobbes
   Hobbes Scholars International Association 3rd Conference
   Sapienza Università di Roma, June 6-7, 2019

Carmen Mundae: Descartes of Logic, Rhetoric, and Learning”
   Department of Analytic Philosophy, Slovak Academy of Science, Bratislava, May 3, 2018

“Vulnerability and Current Slovak Politics”
   Hard Lines and Porous Borders: A Multi-disciplinary Workshop on Security, Population and Legitimacy
   Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts, March 24, 2018

“The Maternal Legacy of the Leviathan
   Institute for European Studies and International Relations
   Comenius University, Bratislava, October 5, 2017

The Three Modes of Dominion and the Mother in De Cive and Leviathan
   Colloque : « Hobbes : droit de domination et droit de résistance »
   Université Paris – Sorbonne, October 28-29, 2016

Other Presentations

“Ingenium and Intuitus in Descartes”
   Homme nouveau, homme ancien: Autours des figures émergents et disparaissantes de l’humain
   XXVIIe Université d’été de l’Association Jan Hus,Banska Štiavnica, Slovakia, July 1-7, 2018

“The Non-closed Human Body in Merleau-Ponty and Descartes”
   XIV. ročník Bratislasvkých filozofických dní—medzinárodný vedecký workshop FiÚ SAV a BISLA
“Historickosť človeka?”
   Modra, Slovakia, May 25-26, 2018

“Fantasy and Vulnerability: On Hobbes and Butler”
   Dimensions of Vulnerability, Universität Wien, April 5-6, 2018

“The Vulnerability of the Flesh: The Late Merleau-Ponty and the Recent Butler”
   (Dis)Continuous Identities: Globalisation, Trauma, and Reconciliation, The Liberal Herald 4th Academic Conference
   Open Society Foundation Society Bratislava, November 30-December 1, 2017

“Descartes’ Choral Ode: On Rhetoric and Logic”
   I Teach Therefore I Think: Evolutions in Early Modern Education, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, October 26-27, 2017

“Hobbes’s Maternal Legacy”
   Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Joint Annual Conference, University of Winchester, September 4-6, 2017

“Contrecoeur, contretemps: The Discourse on Method”
   European Liberal Arts Education: Renewal and Reformation, University of Winchester, September 1-2, 2017

“Hobbes’s Maternal Legacy, Part I”
   XIII. ročník Bratislasvkých filozofických dní—medzinárodný vedecký workshop FiÚ SAV a BISLA “Aktualita filozofickej antropológie”
   Modra, Slovakia, June 15-16, 2017

“Art and the Chief Use of Wisdom in Descartes”
   PHILHIST ’16 / III. An International Multitrack Conference on History of Philosophy, Istanbul, Turkey, April 22-23, 2016

“A Cartesian Rereading of Badiou’s Political Subjectivity”
   Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy 54th Annual Conference, Emory University, October 8-10, 2015

Response to “Grids of Intelligibility, Neoliberal Selves: Subject Production in The Birth of Biopolitics” by Eli Lichtenstein
   22nd Annual DePaul University Philosophy Student Graduate Student Conference, “Affective Encounters: Philosophy, History, and Politics”
   March 13-14, 2015

“Fabulous Traditions and Making Sense in Leviathan
   Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early-Modern World, Warwick University, April 19, 2013

“Teaching Early Modern Philosophy as an Introduction to Philosophy”
   The American Philosophical Association, 2013 Central Division Meeting, February 20-23, 2013, New Orleans, LA

“Schisthod: Method and Doubt in Descartes”
   Libellus Scientiae: Disciplines of Knowing in the Early-Modern World, Simon Fraser University, April 26, 2012

“Schisthod: Heidegger and Descartes, with a Detour into Hyperbole”
   Manfred Frings Colloquium, DePaul University, November 11, 2011

“Schisthod: Descartes and Heidegger”
   Collegium Phaenomenologicum, “Philosophy, Truth, and the Claims of Art,” Participants Conference, Città di Castello, Italy, July 9-10, 2011

Poster Session, with Sarah Prusik, “Interpretations of Descartes’ Imagination”
   5th Annual LA&S Students Creating Knowledge Conference, DePaul University, April 16, 2011

“The History of Economic Thought as Business Ethics Pedagogy”
   17th Annual International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference, DePaul University, October 14-16, 2010

Response to “From Life to Liberation: Thinking Capital in Alain Badiou” by Michael Burns
   17th Annual DePaul University Philosophy Department Graduate Student Conference, “Globalized Capital: Subjects, Spaces, and Critical Responses”
   April 9-10, 2010

Lux Est Fabula: Light, Fable, Rules, and the Imagination in Descartes’ The World
   Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy 48th Annual Conference, George Mason University, October 29-31, 2009 

“Notes on the Imaginary Dialogue of Session 5”
   Derrida Seminar Project, l’Institut Mémoires de l’édition contemporaine, Caen, France, July 6-10, 2009

“Nietzsche’s Perfect Day: On the Exergue to Ecce Homo
   Nietzsche’s Ecce Homo: A Centenary Conference at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, University of London, November 27-28, 2008

“The Gadfly Position: On the Return of the Poets in Plato”
   Radical Philosophy Association Eighth Biennial Conference, San Francisco State University, November 6-9, 2008

“Obedient Judgment: The Relations between Sovereignty, Rationality, and Nature in Plato’s Laws
   26th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, Fordham University, October 24-26, 2008

“Fidelity vs. Yearning: Badiou and Heidegger on Hölderlin”
   Third Annual Conference for the Society for European Philosophy and the Forum for European Philosophy, University of Sussex, September 8-10, 2007

“The Philosophical Considerations of Globalized Terrorism”
   23rd Annual Meeting of the North American Society for Social Philosophy, University of Victoria, August 3-5, 2006

“Psychoanalysis and System: On Telepathy in Freud and Derrida”
   University of Memphis Philosophy Department Graduate Student Conference, “Philosophy and Science,” February 23-24, 2006

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