Conference 2017

Camus Society Conference 2017: Krakow

Registration: 8:30 – 9:00 hall before room 30

Teaching Camus Panel
Friday, 17 November, room 30 (Moderator: Eric Berg)

9:00 Eric Berg, ‘Is Albert Camus’ The Plague an effective Bioethics text?’
9:30 Peter Francev, ‘Teaching the Major Works of Camus at Two-Year Colleges in the United States’
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Marcin Urbaniak, ‘How Teaching Camus’ Philosophy Connects to Teacher’s Ethic and Learning Outcomes’
11:00 Maciej Kałuża, ‘Why should we study Camus’ position on terrorism? Rethinking the ethics behind truce appeals.’
11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion

12:30-14:30 LUNCH BREAK

Camus’s philosophical inspirations Panel
Friday, 17 November, room 30 (Moderator: Maciej Kałuża)

14:30 Eric Berg, ‘The Editorial, Personal, and Philosophical Relationship Between Simone Weil and Albert Camus’
15:00 George Heffernan, ‘From Absurdity to Rationality: Critical Reflections on Camus’s Critique of Husserl and Phenomenology in The Myth of Sisyphus’
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Johannes Abel, ‘Albert Camus’ reading of Kierkegaard’s Fear and Trembling’
16:30 Joshua Sharman, ‘Camus and Nietzschean Affirmation: Why Loeb Is Wrong About Sisyphus’
17:00-18:00 Discussion

Sisyphus and Prometheus Panel
Saturday, 17 November, room 30 (Moderator: George Heffernan)

9:00 Olivier Kauffman, ‘Logic and anthropomorphism in Le mythe de Sisyphe’
9:30 David Hoinski, ‘The Saving Power of Absurd Consciousness: The Consistency of the Absurd in Camus’ The Myth of Sisyphus and The Rebel’
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Mor Segev, ‘Camus’ Critique of Nietzsche in The Rebel’
11:00 Catherine Lamprakopoulou, ‘Rebellion and Solidarity in Albert Camus’ moral philosophy: An inter-feeding relation, indicative of a humanitarian ethics with contemporary political connotations’
11:30 – 12:30 Panel Discussion

12:30-14:30 LUNCH BREAK

Camus and Art Panel
Saturday, 17 November, room 30 (Moderators: Peter Francev and Simon Lea)

14:30 Simon Lea, ‘A Critique of Camus’ Account of Art’
15:00 Grace Whistler, ‘Mythos and/or Logos: ‘Fabulous’ Narrative chez Camus’
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Kimberly Baltzer-Jaray, ‘Dada & Camus: Restructuring Existentialism Inclusively’
16:30 Denise Schaeffer, ‘The Enduring Relevance of Camus’ The Rebel’
17:00-18:00 Discussion
18:00 Conference closing and summary, Albert Camus Society announcements